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Kathrn L. Holloway

Kathryn L. Holloway

Professor of Neurosurgery

Neurosurgical Director, Southeast/ Richmond Veterans Affairs Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center (PADRECC)




  • Fellowship in Neural grafting, National Institute of Health
  • Residency in Neurological Surgery, Medical College of Virginia of VCU
  • Internship in General Surgery, Medical College of Virginia of VCU
  • M.D., Rutgers Medical School (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
  • B.A., Rutgers University


  • Virginia state medical license
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Movement disorder surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Brain mapping

Research interests

  • Movement disorders
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Neural stem cell transplantation

Professional affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Movement Disorder Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgeons
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons

Recent professional achievements

  • Selected to receive the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni award from the Rutgers University Alumni Association.  This award recognizes alumni who, through their extraordinary achievements in professional and civic life, have brought honor to themselves and the university, 2012
  • High Evaluation Teaching Award, VCU School of Medicine, Neuroscience, 2010-2011
  • High Evaluation Teaching Award, VCU School of Medicine, Neuroscience, 2009-2010
  • Outstanding Teacher Award for High Evaluation, VCU School of Medicine, MI Neuroscience, 2008-2009

Recent publications

  • Kathryn Holloway, MD and Alen Docef, PhD. A quantitative assessment of the accuracy and reliability of O-arm images for deep brain stimulation surgery. Submitted to Neurosurgery.
  • Tavanaiepour D, Holloway K: Frameless stereotactic deep brain stimulation. In Al-Mefty O (Ed), Controversies in Neurosurgery (2nd ed.) Thieme Medical Publishing (in press)
  • Weaver Frances, Follett Kenneth, Stern Mathew B, Luo Ping, Harris Crystal, Hur Kwan, Marks William, Rothlind Johannes, Sagher Oren, Moy Claudia S, Pahwa Rajesh, Burchiel Kim, Hogarth Penny, Lai Eugene, Duda John, Holloway                            
    Kathryn, Samii Ali, Horn Stacy S, Bronstein Jeff M, Stoner Gatana, Starr Philip A, Simpson Richard, Baltuch Gordon, DeSalles Antonio, Huang Grant, and Reda Domenic. Randomized trial of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: 36 month outcomes.  Neurology published ahead of print June 20, 2012.
  • Kelman C, RamakrishnanV, Davies A, Holloway KL Analysis of Stereotactic Accuracy of the CRW frame and NexFrame Systems in Deep Brain Stimulator Surgery Stereotact Funct Neurosurgery 2010 Jun 6:88:288-295.  
  • Follett KA, Weaver FM, Stern M, Hur K, Harris CL, Luo P, Marks WJ Jr, Rothlind J, Sagher O, Moy C, Pahwa R, Burchiel K, Hogarth P, Lai EC, Duda JE, Holloway KL, Samii A, Horn S, Bronstein JM, Stoner G, Starr PA, Simpson R, Baltuch G, De Salles A, Huang GD, Reda DJ, CSP 468 Study Group.Pallidal versus subthalamic deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med. 362(22):2077-91. June 2010.

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