• Vivekananda Gonugunta MD, FRCS

  • Physician - Neurological Surgery-Spine


    • Neurosurgery
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. 4K3 Marshfield, WI 54449

Education


F.R.C.S., Neurosurgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom
F.R.C.S., Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom
2008 to 2009:
Senior Fellow in Endovascular Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
2007 to 2008:
Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
2008:
Gamma Knife (Perfexion) Radiosurgery Training, Course, Cleveland
2003 to 2007:
Resident in Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
2006:
Cleveland Clinic Spine, Course, Cleveland
2004:
Epilepsy Surgery, Course, Cleveland
2002 to 2003:
Clinic Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
2003:
MD, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
1997 to 2002:
Registrar in Neurosurgery, Clinical Experience, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK
2001:
Skull Base Neurosurgery, Course, Newcastle, UK
2000:
Intracranial Neuro-endoscopy, Course, RCS England, London, England
1997 to 1997:
Senior SHO in Neurosurgery, Clinical Experience, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK
1997:
5th International AO Spine, Course, Nottingham, UK
1992:
MS, A.P. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
1989:
MBBS, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Work Experience


2009 to Present:
Neurological Surgeon, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield

Professional Societies


American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Society of Neurointerventional Surgery

Select Publications


  • Gonugunta V, Levy D, Hope DT. (2000). A new surgical technique of carotid back-venting with hypothermic protection for clipping giant cerebral aneurysms. Br J Neurosurg. 14(2):164.
  • Chibbaro S, Gonugunta V, Robertson IJ. (2000). Audit of penetrating orbito-cranial injuries by non-missile foreign bodies - lessons to be learned. Br J Neurosurg. 14(3):277.
  • Gonugunta V. (2000). Role of Repeat Neuro-endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (NTV). Neruosurgery. 47(2):540.
  • Lenthall R, Gonugunta V, Jaspan T. (2001). Pituitary apoplexy with optic tract oedema and haemorrhage in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Neuroradiology. 43(2):156-8.
    PubMed ID: 11326563
  • Gonugunta V, Chibbaro S, Robertson IJ, Buxton N. (2001). Naso-frontal Schwannoma with intracranial extension. J Otolaryngol. 30(1):52-4.
  • Gonugunta V, Buxton N. (2001). Warfarin related chronic subdural hematomas – should warfarin be discontinued permanently after surgical evacuation? Br J Neurosurg. 15(6):514-7.
  • Gonugunta V, Krishnaney AA, Benzel E. (2005). Anterior Cervical Plating. Neurology India. 53(4):424-32.
  • Kelly ME, Turner R, Gonugunta V, Woo HH, Rasmussen PA, Masaryk TJ, Fiorella D. (2007). Stent reconstruction of wide-necked aneurysms across the circle of Willis. Neurosurgery. 61(5 Suppl 2):249-54; discussion 254-5..
    PubMed ID: 18091239
  • Turner R, Gonugunta V, Kelly ME, Masaryk TJ, Fiorella D. (2007). Marginal sinus fistula mimicking carotid cavernous fistulas: diagnostic and therapeutic considerations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.. 28(10):1915-8.
    PubMed ID: 17898196
  • Turner R, Obushowski N, Gonugunta V, Kelly ME, Woo HH, Fiorella D. (2007). Brain computed tomography angiographic scans as the sole diagnostic examination for excluding aneurysms in patients with perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 61(6):E1340.
    PubMed ID: 18162878
  • Kelly ME, Turner R, Gonugunta V, Woo HH, Rasmussen PA, Masaryk TJ, Fiorella D. (2007). Stenting Across the Circle of Willis. STROKE. 38 :592.
  • Alexopoulos AV, Gonugunta V, Yang J, Boulis NM. (2007). Electrical stimulation and gene-based neuromodulation for control of medically-refractory epilepsy. Acta Neurochir Suppl.. 97(Pt 2):293-309.
    PubMed ID: 17691316
  • Turner R, Byrne JV, Kelly ME, Mitsos AP, Gonugunta V, Lalloo S,...Fiorella D. (2008 September). Delayed visual deficits and monocular blindness after endovascular treatment of large and giant paraophthalmic aneurysms. Neurosurgery. 63(3):469-74; discussion 474-5.
    PubMed ID: 18812958
  • Kelly ME, Gonugunta V, Woo HH, Turner R, Fiorella D. (2008). Double Balloon Trapping Technique for the Embolization of a Large, Wide-Necked Basilar Trunk Aneurysm Incorporating the Superior Cerebellar Artery Neurosrugery. 63(4 Suppl 2):291-2.
  • Kelly ME, Turner R, Moskowitz SI, Gonugunta V, Hussain MS, Fiorella D. (2008 November). Delayed migration of a self-expanding intracranial microstent. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.. 29(10):1959-60.
    PubMed ID: 18719038
  • Kelly ME, Turner R, Gonugunta V, Rasmussen PA, Woo HH, Fiorella D. (2008 July). Monorail snare technique for the retrieval of an adherent microcatheter from an onyx cast: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 63(1 Suppl 1):ONSE89; discussion ONSE89.
    PubMed ID: 18728613
  • Kelly ME, Turner R, Moskowitz SI, Gonugunta V, Rasmussen PA, Masaryk TJ, Fiorella D. (2009 January). Revascularization of symptomatic subacute cerebrovascular occlusions with a self-expanding intracranial stent system. Neurosurgery. 64(1):72-8; discussion 78.
  • Marko NF, Gonugunta V, Hamrahian AH, Usmani A, Mayberg MR, Weil RJ. (2009 September). Use of morning serum cortisol level after transsphenoidal resection of pituitary adenoma to predict the need for long-term glucocorticoid supplementation. J Neurosurg. 111(3):540-4.
    PubMed ID: 19326985
  • Hussain MS, Kelly ME, Moskowitz SI, Furlan AJ, Turner R, Gonugunta V,...Fiorella D. (2009 December). Mechanical thrombectomy for acute stroke with the alligator retrieval device. STROKE. 40(12):3784-8.
    PubMed ID: 19834023
  • Bain M, Hussain MS, Gonugunta V, Moskowitz SI, Hui FK, Gupta R. (2010 May). Indirect reperfusion in the setting of symptomatic carotid occlusion by treatment of bilateral vertebral artery origin stenoses. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 19(3):241-6.
    PubMed ID: 20434054
  • Hussain MS, Lin R, Moskowitz SI, Bain M, Gonugunta V, Rasmussen PA,...Gupta R. (2010 January). Symptomatic delayed reocclusion after initial successful revascularization in acute ischemic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis.. 19(1):36-9.
    PubMed ID: 20123225
  • Bain M, Hussain MS, Spiotta A, Gonugunta V, Moskowitz SI, Gupta R. (2011 May). "Double barrel" stent reconstruction of a symptomatic fusiform basilar artery aneurysm. Neurosurgery. 68(5):E1491-6.
    PubMed ID: 21311374
  • Bain M, Hussain MS, Gonugunta V, Katzan I, Gupta R. (2011 April). Successful recanalization of a septic embolus with a balloon mounted stent after failed mechanical thrombectomy. J Neuroimaging.. 21(2):170-2.
    PubMed ID: 20040014