Kerry Crone

Kerry Crone , MD

Professor of Clinical

Residency Associate Program Director

University of Cincinnati
231 Albert Sabin Way
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0517
Phone 513-558-3592
Fax 513-558-7702


Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 1974

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 1978

Internship: North Carolina Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC, 1979 (General Surgery)

Residency: North Carolina Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC, 1980 (General Surgery)

North Carolina Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC, 1984 (Chief Resident Neurosurgery)

Residency: North Carolina Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC, 1985 (Neurosurgery)

Fellowship: The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, ON, 1986 (Pediatric Neurosurgery)

Clinical Scholar: Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, 1986 (Neurosurgery)


American Board of Neurological Surgery (Certification Date: 05-18-1990 )

Clinical Interests



Neurological Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Clinical Interests — Minimal access surgery; including endoscopic surgery; chiari malformations; brain tumors; design and implementation of patient safety initiatives and clinical outcomes studies

Research Interests — Chiari malformations; brain tumors; telemedicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Greiner, Hansel M; Tillema, Jan-Mendelt; Hallinan, Barbara E; Holland, Katherine; Lee, Ki-Hyeong; Crone, Kerry R (2012. ) Corpus callosotomy for treatment of pediatric refractory status epilepticus.Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, , 21 (4 ) ,307-9 More Information

Stevenson, Charles B; Leach, James L; Gupta, Anita; Crone, Kerry R (2009. ) Cystic degeneration of the cerebellar tonsils in pediatric patients with Chiari Type I malformation.Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, , 4 (6 ) ,557-63 More Information

Hsieh, Patrick C; Ondra, Stephen L; Grande, Andrew W; O'Shaughnessy, Brian A; Bierbrauer, Karin; Crone, Kerry R; Halpin, Ryan J; Suk, Ian; Koski, Tyler R; Gokaslan, Ziya L; Kuntz, Charles (2009. ) Posterior vertebral column subtraction osteotomy: a novel surgical approach for the treatment of multiple recurrences of tethered cord syndrome.Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, , 10 (4 ) ,278-86 More Information

Neely, John C; Jones, Blaise V; Crone, Kerry R (2008. ) Spontaneous extracranial decompression of epidural hematoma.Pediatric radiology, , 38 (3 ) ,316-8 More Information

Agabegi, Steven S; Antekeier, David P; Crawford, Alvin H; Crone, Kerry R (2008. ) Postlaminectomy kyphosis in an achondroplastic adolescent treated for spinal stenosis. Orthopedics, , 31 (2 ) ,168

Levine, N B; Miller, M N; Crone, K R (2007. ) Endoscopic resection of colloid cysts: indications, technique, and results during a 13-year period.Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN, , 50 (6 ) ,313-7 More Information

Tanaka, Tomoko; Ling, Benjamin C; Rubinstein, Jack H; Crone, Kerry R (2006. ) Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome in children with tethered spinal cord.Journal of neurosurgery, , 105 (4 Suppl ) ,261-4 More Information

Levine, N B; Collins, J; Franz, D N; Crone, K R (2006. ) Gradual formation of an operative corridor by balloon dilation for resection of subependymal giant cell astrocytomas in children with tuberous sclerosis: specialized minimal access technique of balloon dilation.Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN, , 49 (5 ) ,317-20 More Information

Yeh, David D; Koch, Bernadette; Crone, Kerry R (2006. ) Intraoperative ultrasonography used to determine the extent of surgery necessary during posterior fossa decompression in children with Chiari malformation type I.Journal of neurosurgery, , 105 (1 Suppl ) ,26-32 More Information

Franz, David Neal; Leonard, Jennifer; Tudor, Cynthia; Chuck, Gail; Care, Marguerite; Sethuraman, Gopalan; Dinopoulos, Argirios; Thomas, George; Crone, Kerry R (2006. ) Rapamycin causes regression of astrocytomas in tuberous sclerosis complex.Annals of neurology, , 59 (3 ) ,490-8 More Information

Tinkle, Brad T; Schorry, Elizabeth K; Franz, David N; Crone, Kerry R; Saal, Howard M (2005. ) Epidemiology of hemimegalencephaly: a case series and review.American journal of medical genetics. Part A, , 139 (3 ) ,204-11 More Information

Andaluz, Norberto; Myseros, John S; Sathi, Sumeer; Crone, Kerry R; Tew, John M (2004. ) Recurrence of cerebral arteriovenous malformations in children: report of two cases and review of the literature.Surgical neurology, , 62 (4 ) ,324-30; discussion 3 More Information

Parikh, Shital N; Crone, Kerry R; Crawford, Alvin H (2004. ) Chronic atlantoaxial rotatory fixation with anterolisthesis: case report. The Journal of trauma, , 57 (2 ) ,392-5

Levine, Nicholas B; Tanaka, Tomoko; Jones, Blaise V; Crone, Kerry R Minimally invasive management of a traumatic artery aneurysm resulting from shaken baby syndrome.Pediatric neurosurgery, , 40 (3 ) ,128-31 More Information

Jones, Blaise V; Ball, William S; Tomsick, Thomas A; Millard, Justin; Crone, Kerry R Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation: diagnosis and treatment of 13 children with extended clinical follow-up. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, , 23 (10 ) ,1717-24

Medina, L S; Frawley, K; Zurakowski, D; Buttros, D; DeGrauw, A J; Crone, K R (2001. ) Children with macrocrania: clinical and imaging predictors of disorders requiring surgery. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, , 22 (3 ) ,564-70

Keiper, G L; Koch, B; Crone, K R (1999. ) Achondroplasia and cervicomedullary compression: prospective evaluation and surgical treatment. Pediatric neurosurgery, , 31 (2 ) ,78-83

Patterson, R J; Egelhoff, J C; Crone, K R; Ball, W S (1998. ) Atretic parietal cephaloceles revisited: an enlarging clinical and imaging spectrum? .AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, , 19 (4 ) ,791-5

Larson, J J; Ball, W S; Bove, K E; Crone, K R; Tew, J M (1998. ) Formation of intracerebral cavernous malformations after radiation treatment for central nervous system neoplasia in children.Journal of neurosurgery, , 88 (1 ) ,51-6 More Information

Gruber, D P; Crone, K R (1997. ) Endoscopic washout: a new technique for treating chronic subdural hematomas in infants. Pediatric neurosurgery, , 27 (6 ) ,292-5

Kennedy, E M; Gruber, D P; Billmire, D A; Crone, K R (1997. ) Transpalatal approach for the extracranial surgical repair of transsphenoidal cephaloceles in children.Journal of neurosurgery, , 87 (5 ) ,677-81 More Information

Taha, J M; Crone, K R; Zuccarello, M (1996. ) Infarction of a ventricular subependymoma after endoscopy: case report. Acta neurochirurgica, , 138 (11 ) ,1362-3

Ball, W S; Crone, K R (1995. ) Chiari I malformation: from Dr Chiari to MR imaging. Radiology, , 195 (3 ) ,602-4

Lewis, A I; Keiper, G L; Crone, K R (1995. ) Endoscopic treatment of loculated hydrocephalus.Journal of neurosurgery, , 82 (5 ) ,780-5 More Information

Lewis, A I; Crone, K R; Taha, J; van Loveren, H R; Yeh, H S; Tew, J M (1994. ) Surgical resection of third ventricle colloid cysts. Preliminary results comparing transcallosal microsurgery with endoscopy.Journal of neurosurgery, , 81 (2 ) ,174-8 More Information

Taha, J M; Crone, K R; Berger, T S (1994. ) The role of hemispherectomy in the treatment of holohemispheric hemimegaloencephaly.Journal of neurosurgery, , 81 (1 ) ,37-42 More Information

Kollias, S S; Crone, K R; Ball, W S; Prenger, E C; Ballard, E T (1994. ) Meningioangiomatosis of the brain stem. Case report.Journal of neurosurgery, , 80 (4 ) ,732-5 More Information

Payner, T D; Prenger, E; Berger, T S; Crone, K R (1994. ) Acquired Chiari malformations: incidence, diagnosis, and management. Neurosurgery, , 34 (3 ) ,429-34; discussion 4

Laham, J L; Cotcamp, D H; Gibbons, P A; Kahana, M D; Crone, K R (1994. ) Isolated head injuries versus multiple trauma in pediatric patients: do the same indications for cervical spine evaluation apply? .Pediatric neurosurgery, , 21 (4 ) ,221-6; discussion 22

Taha, J M; Crone, K R; Berger, T S; Becket, W W; Prenger, E C (1993. ) Sigmoid sinus thrombosis after closed head injury in children. Neurosurgery, , 32 (4 ) ,541-5; discussion 54

Babcock, D S; Barr, L L; Crone, K R (1992. ) Intraoperative uses of ultrasound in the pediatric neurosurgical patient. Pediatric neurosurgery, , 18 (2 ) ,84-91

Barr, L L; Babcock, D S; Crone, K R; Berger, T S; Ball, W S; Prenger, E C (1991. ) Color Doppler US imaging during pediatric neurosurgical and neuroradiologic procedures. Radiology, , 181 (2 ) ,567-71

Goldberg, S H; Farber, M G; Bullock, J D; Crone, K R; Ball, W S (1991. ) Bilateral congenital ocular cysts. Ophthalmic paediatrics and genetics, , 12 (1 ) ,31-8

Vazquez, E; Ball, W S; Prenger, E C; Castellote, A; Crone, K R Magnetic resonance imaging of fourth ventricular choroid plexus neoplasms in childhood. A report of two cases. Pediatric neurosurgery, , 17 (1 ) ,48-52

Arand, A G; Ball, W S; Crone, K R Congenital scalp defects: Adams-Oliver syndrome. A case report and review of the literature. Pediatric neurosurgery, , 17 (4 ) ,203-7

Buckingham, M J; Crone, K R; Ball, W S; Berger, T S (1989. ) Management of cerebral cavernous angiomas in children presenting with seizures. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, , 5 (6 ) ,347-9

Crone, K R; Challa, V R; Kute, T E; Moody, D M; Kelly, D L (1988. ) Relationship between flow cytometric features and clinical behavior of meningiomas. Neurosurgery, , 23 (6 ) ,720-4

Buckingham, M J; Crone, K R; Ball, W S; Tomsick, T A; Berger, T S; Tew, J M (1988. ) Traumatic intracranial aneurysms in childhood: two cases and a review of the literature. Neurosurgery, , 22 (2 ) ,398-408

Crone, K R; Lee, K S; Kelly, D L (1987. ) Correlation of admission fibrin degradation products with outcome and respiratory failure in patients with severe head injury. Neurosurgery, , 21 (4 ) ,532-6

Hoffman, H J; Neill, J; Crone, K R; Hendrick, E B; Humphreys, R P (1987. ) Hydrosyringomyelia and its management in childhood. Neurosurgery, , 21 (3 ) ,347-51

Crone, K R; Lee, K S; Moody, D M; Kelly, D L (1986. ) Superior sagittal sinus air after penetrating craniocerebral trauma. Surgical neurology, , 25 (3 ) ,276-8

Challa, V R; Crone, K R; Ferree, C R; Moody, D M; Kelly, D L (1986. ) Chronic vermal herniation in a case of osteosarcoma of the occipital bone. Neurosurgery, , 18 (2 ) ,180-5

Crone, K R; Lee, K S; Davis, C H (1985. ) Oculomotor palsy with pupillary sparing in a patient with chronic subdural hematoma. Surgical neurology, , 24 (6 ) ,668-70

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0517
Phone: 513-558-3592
Fax: 513-558-7702