Frederick A. Boop | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Frederick Boop obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from...Read More
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Frederick A. Boop | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
Dr. Frederick Boop obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Arkansas in 1978. He received his Medical Degree in 1983 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed his Internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1984, and also his Neurosurgical Residency, which he completed in 1989. In 1989 Dr. Boop completed a Fellowship in Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota, and in 1990 a Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship at Arkansas Children's Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Boop is Chairman and a Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee and is Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Dr. Boop is married to Lee Ann and they have two children.
Dr. Boop currently has grants to study the molecular genetic events causing brain tumors and to study the molecular genetics of epilepsy. He is also involved principle investigator in multi-center clinical trials of brain tumor treatments.
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Seizures in children with low-grade tumors: outcome after tumor resection and risk factors for uncontrolled seizures