Stephen Haines, MD, FACS

Stephen Haines, MD, FACS
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Neurosurgery Clinic
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
First Floor, Clinic 1A
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Philosophy of Care:

We strive to provide compassionate care for complex neurosurgical problems in children and adults.

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Board Certifications:

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2014)

Best Doctors in America®, 2007-2008, 2009-2010

Patients' Choice Award, 2008

Elected honorary member, American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons (ASPN), 2008

Journal Articles
Hanley D, Gorelick PB, Elliott WJ, Broder MS, Saver JL, Kidwell CS, Fagan SC, Wilson A, Lennihan L, Schwer WA, Rubenstein LZ, Crowell RM, Haines SJ, Lopez CC, Zorowitz R, Dubois RW. Determining the appropriateness of selected surgical and medical management options in recurrent stroke prevention: A guideline for primary care physicians from the National Stroke Association Work Group on recurrent stroke prevention. J Stroke and Cerebro Dis 13(5): 196-207, 2004.
Haines SJ, Nicholas JS: Teaching evidence-based medicine to surgical subspecialty residents. J Am Coll Surg, 197(2): 285-289, 2003.   

Hopkins T, Haines SJ: Rapid development of Chiari-I malformation in an infant with Seckel syndrome and craniosynostosis. J Neurosurg 98:1113-1115, 2003.   
Haines, SJ: Evidence-based medicine in neurosurgery. Contemporary Neurosurgery 25(8): 1-6, 2003.
Haines SJ: Evidence-based Neurosurgery. Neurosurgery 52(1): 36-47, 2003.   

Haines SJ, Nyman JA, Jordan N, Lindgren ER, Boen JR, OldridgeNB: Discectomy strategies for lumbar disc herniation: Results of the LAPDOG trial. J Clin Neuroscience 9: 411-417, 2002.  

Haines SJ, Nyman JA, Jordan N, Lindgren ER, Boen JR, OldridgeNB: Discectomy strategies for lumbar disc herniation: Study design and implications for clinical research. J Clin Neuroscience 9: 440-446, 2002.   

Haines SJ: Moving targets and ghosts of the past: outcome measurement in brain tumour therapy. J Clin Neuroscience 9:109-112, 2002.   

Washington EC, Holmes M, Haines SJ, Ringwood JW: Ventriculoperitoneal shunt migration presenting with vaginal discharge and hydrosalpinx in a 16-year-old patient. Pediatric Emergency Care 18:28-30, 2002.  

Invited Book Chapters 
McCutcheon T, LaPointe M, Osenbach RK, Haines SJ. Choice of antibiotics in the prophylaxis and treatment of common neurosurgical problems, In: Textbook of Neurological Surgery. Ed. by Batjer H and Loftus C. Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, 2002, Vol 4, pp 3098-3107.

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