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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. McLaughlin's contributions to medicine are extensive and profound. This page contains highlight information from his Curriculum Vitae. To view the entire C.V., please follow this link.


Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Chief Resident, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Resident, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Intern, General Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

M.D. Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth
University, Ranked top fifth of class

Acting Internships in Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Baylor University Medical Center

B.A. Philosophy
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

High School Diploma
The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ

Post-Graduate Examinations:

Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.  July 1, 1993
Passed American Board of Neurological Surgery Primary Examination April 30, 1997
Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, May 20th, 2004 (#24016)

Medical Licensure:

Pennsylvania Medical License
New Jersey Medical License
Massachusetts Medical License (Inactive)
Georgia Medical License (Inactive)

Medical Education, Post-Graduate Training, Professional Activities:

Aug., 1988- June, 1992  Medical College of Virginia, VCU
June, 1992 - June 1993 General Surgical Internship, University of
Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
July, 1993 – June, 1998 Neurosurgery Resident (UPMC)
July, 1998 – June, 1999 Chief Resident Neurosurgery (UPMC)
July, 1999 – June, 2000 Fellow Complex Spine Surgery-Emory
July, 2000 – June, 2002 Neurosurgical and Neurological Group, Inc.
Staff Neurosurgeon at Baystate Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center (Springfield, MA) and Holyoke Hospital (Holyoke, MA)
July, 2002-February, 2005  Neuro-Group, P.A., Lawrenceville, NJ,
March, 2005-Present Princeton Brain and Spine Care, LLC
Langhorne, PA; Princeton, NJ



College of William and Mary Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
Pingry School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee

Finalist in the Raymond Alexander Resident Paper Competition, Eastern
Association for the Surgery of Trauma.  January 1995.
Resident Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh, 1995, 1998.
Young Neurosurgeons’ Committee.  Elected: September 1997.

Honors (cont.):

Medical School:           
Alpha Omega Alpha
A.D. Williams Award for highest academic standing clinical year
National Student Government Award Winner
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Two-time Academic All American,
Varsity Wrestling Team 4 time letter winner, Captain 2x
1988 Virginia State Champion and Most Outstanding Wrestler
Ranked Division I NCAA Wrestler
William and Mary’s Most Outstanding Senior Athlete 1988 
Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
Phi Eta Sigma   Freshman Honor Society
William And Mary Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee

Civic Activities:

Head Wrestling Coach, Princeton Recreation Wrestling, 2002-Present.
Russian American Neurosurgery Initiative - Featured on Parade Magazine.

Focused Neurosurgical Training:

-Gamma Knife Radiosurgery with Dr. L. Dade Lunsford
            at The University of Pittsburgh, December 1997-March 1998.
-Complex Spine with Dr. Regis W. Haid, at Emory University, April-June, 1998.
            And 1 year fellowship July 1999- June 2000

Professional Societies and Associations:

-Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons
-Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons
-Candidate Member of American College of Surgeons
-Member of AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care
-Member of AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
-International Neurosurgical Fellowship Committee
-Member North American Spine Society

Professional Activities:

Sergeant at Arms Committee, AANS, Orlando, 1995
Sergeant at Arms Committee, CNS, Montreal, 1996
Sergeant at Arms Committee, AANS, Minneapolis, 1996
Sergeant at Arms Committee, AANS, Philadelphia, 1997
Instructor, Microvascular Decompression Course - Pittsburgh, May, 1997
Fellowship in Russian Neurosurgery, September, 1997
Instructor Ambulatory Care Series, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, 1997
Instructor Gamma Knife User’s Course, University of Pittsburgh, 1997
Instructor Spine Surgery Hands On, University of New Mexico, 1998
Instructor Xenon/CT CBF: When, Why, and How, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
Editor, Young Neurosurgeons’ Newsletter- publication of AANS/CNS
Secretary, Young Neurosurgeons’ Committee for the AANS, 1998-2000
Co-Editor, Neurosurgical Focus, April 2001: Bone Fusion
Co-Director Springfield Think First Chapter, July, 2001-June, 2002
Vice-Chairman, Young Neurosurgeons’ Committee for the AANS, 2001-2003
Chairman, Young Neurosurgeons’ Committee for the AANS, 2003-2005
Topic Editor, The Spinal Column in: Spineuniverse.com- Present
Editor, Video Productions in: Spineuniverse.com-Present
Editor, Workplace Health Newsletter, 2003
CNS International Fellowship Committee, 2002-Present
Director of Exhibits for CNS/AANS Joint Spine Section, 2003-2005
Invited reviewer J Neurosurgery/Neurosurgery Focus: Trigeminal Neuralgia, 2005
Director, Advances in Brain and Spine Surgery, St Petersburg, Russia, 2005
Scientific Program Chairman AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section, 2006

Faculty Appointments:

Instructor of Neurological Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, July, 2000-June, 2002

Hospital Privileges and Affiliations:

Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts               July, 2000- July, 2002
Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts                   July, 2000- July, 2002
Holyoke Hospital, Holyoke, Massachusetts                                July, 2000- July, 2002
St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey                       August, 2002- Present
Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, New Jersey                August, 2002- Present
Capital Health System, Trenton, New Jersey                             August, 2002- Present
Princeton Medical Center, Princeton, New Jersey                     August, 2002- Present
Centra State Medical Center, Freehold, New Jersey                 November, 2003-Present
St Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA                                    March, 2005-Present


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