Education

Fellowship
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988
Fellowship
Head Injury, Medical College of Virginia, 1986
Residency
Neurology, Universidade Federal do Goias, 1982
Degree
MD, Universidade Federal do Goias, 1978
Internship
Surgery, Hospital do Servidor Publico Municipal, 1978

Gender

Male

State License

A51650
  • About Me

    About Me

    Professor In Residence and Director of the Stereotactic Surgery program, and Co-Director of the Radiosurgery Program.  Dr. DeSalles focuses on noninvasive techniques of surgery in the management and treatment of inoperable brain tumors using Novalis Shaped Beam Radiosurgery System (advanced technology in comparison to the X-Knife and Gamma Knife). He also does research and surgery for Parkinson's disease and various movement disorders, as well as surgery for pain.

    HOSPITAL POSITIONS

    • Head Stereotaxic Surgery Section, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Co-Director Radiosurgery Program, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Co-Director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program, West LA VA Medical Center
    • Assist-Chief, Neurosurgery West LA Veterans Administration, Wadsworth Medical Center
    • Member Pain Management Group, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Consultant Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Dakota
    • Consultant in Radiosurgery Newport Diagnostic Center, Newport Beach, California
    • Consultant University of Paraná, Brazil
    • Professor Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Head Stereotaxic Surgery Section, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Co-Director Radiosurgery Program, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Co-Director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program, West LA VA Medical Center
    • Assist-Chief, Neurosurgery West LA Veterans Administration, Wadsworth Medical Center
    • Member Pain Management Group, UCLA School of Medicine
    • Consultant Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Dakota
    • Consultant in Radiosurgery Newport Diagnostic Center, Newport Beach, California
    • Consultant University of Paraná, Brazil
    • Professor Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine

    PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

    • American Medical Association
    • Los Angeles County Medical Association
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • International Society for Stereotaxis and Functional Neurosurgery
    • American Society of Neuroimaging
    • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
    • World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
    • American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
    • Movement Disorder Society
    • Western Society of Neurosurgery

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Neurosurgery Department

    (primary location)
    Address
    300 Stein Plaza
    Suite 420
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-794-1221
  • Education

    Education

    Fellowship
    Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988
    Fellowship
    Head Injury, Medical College of Virginia, 1986
    Residency
    Neurology, Universidade Federal do Goias, 1982
    Degree
    MD, Universidade Federal do Goias, 1978
    Internship
    Surgery, Hospital do Servidor Publico Municipal, 1978
  • Clinical Interests
    • Movement Disorders
    • Rhizotomy Radiofrequency
    • Stereotactic Biopsy
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Tic Douloureux
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Research

    Publications

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