Guillermo Aldave Orzaiz, MD, PhD

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Neurosurgery

Phone: 832-822-3950

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1230.01
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Director, Neurosurgery Oncology

Texas Children's Hospital


Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Univ of Navarra medical school Doctor of Medicine 2008
Clinica Univ de Navarra residency Neurosurgery 2013
Clinica Univ de Navarra fellowship Neurosurgery 2014

About

Clinical & Research Interests:

Dr. Aldave’s clinical interests include maximizing the safe treatment of pediatric brain tumors and how to improve patients’ clinical outcomes and quality of life.  His research interests include the use of oncolytic virus in the treatment of high grade pediatric brain tumors, and the development new and unique strategies of treatment for tumor patients, such as the use of 5 aminolevulinic acid for the resection of high grade gliomas.

Selected Publications

Aldave G, Tejada S, Pay E, Marigil M, Bejarano B, Idoate MA, Díez-Valle R. Prognostic value of residual fluorescent tissue in glioblastoma patients after gross total resection in 5-ALA guided surgery. Neurosurgery 2013 Jun;72(6):915-20.

Tejada S, Aldave G, Marigil M, Gallego J, Dominguez PD, Díez-Valle R. Factors associated with a higher rate of distant failure after primary treatment for glioblastoma. J Neurooncol Oct 2013.

Aldave G, Hansen D, Luerssen T, Jea A. Assessing Resident Operative Skills for Shunt Surgery in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics April. 2016. 

Aldave G, Hansen D, Hwang S, Moreno A, Briceno V, Jea A "Spinal Column Shortening for Tethered Cord Syndrome Associated with Myelomeningocele, Lumbosacral Lipoma, and Lipomyelomeningocele in Children and Young Adults. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics June. 2016.