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Practice areas

  • Brain Cancer Team
  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery Center
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Faculty rank

Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Craniofacial Abnormalities and Myelomeningocele
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery with Special Interest in Brain Tumors
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Education

Degree

Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y.

Residency

St. Louis University Hospital

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Board of Pediatric Neurologic Surgery

Additional information

Profile

Dr. Thomas Pittman discusses the conditions that can be treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery.

My name is Thomas Pittman; I received my medical degree from Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y. I am board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurologic Surgery.

Research/Publications

  1. Dan M, Bae Y, Pittman TA, Yokel RA.
    Alternating magnetic field-induced hyperthermia increases iron oxide nanoparticle cell association/uptake and flux in blood-brain barrier models.
    Pharm Res. 2015 May;32(5):1615-25.
  2. Marasa LH, Pittman TA.
    Factors neurosurgery candidates use when choosing a residency program.
    J Neurosurg. 2014 Jan;120(1):167-72.