Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon
  2. Chair, Neurosurgery, Arizona

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Brain arteriovenous malformations  
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Brain tumors
  • Skull base tumors
  • Meningiomas
  • Cavernomas
  • Moyamoya disease and brain bypass surgery
  • Carotid stenosis, stenting, and endarterectomy
  • Spinal cord tumors and vascular malformations
  • Microsurgery, interventional surgery and radiosurgery
  • Precision medicine and patient specific simulation 
  1. 2012
    MS - Clinical InvestigationNorthwestern University
  2. 2002
    Fellow - Neuroendovascular SurgeryDepartment of Neurological Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo
  3. 2001
    ResidentDepartment of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  4. 2000
    Fellow - Neuroendovascular SurgeryDepartment of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  5. 1996
    Internship - SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
  6. 1995
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  7. 1991
    BS - Biology Honors ProgramWayne State University

Certifications

  1. 2005
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly Medical Ltd
  2. 2019
    Poster of DistinctionNorth American Skull Base Society 29th Annual Meeting
  3. 2019
    2019 Regional Top Doctor - PhoenixCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  4. 2015
    Keegan LectureUniversity of Nebraska
  5. 2013
    Visiting ProfessorshipDepartment of Neurological Surgery, Capital Institute for Neurosciences
  6. 2013
    Ivan S. Ciric, MD distinguished Educator AwardNorthwestern University
  7. 2012
    Humanitarian of the Year AwardPhoenician Club
  8. 2012
    2012 PROSE AwardAssociation of American Publishers
  9. 2010
    Top Ten Abstracts: Cerebrovascular Section60th Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
  10. 2010
    The Diana Tamari Sabbagha Endowed LectureXLIII Middle East Medical Assembly
  11. 2010
    Patients' Choice AwardVitals.com
  12. 2010
    Compassionate Doctor RecognitionVitals.com
  13. 2009
    NominationWho's Who Among Executives and Professionals
  14. 2008
    Abstract/Poster Presentation - Winner 3rd PlaceFourth Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University School of Medicine
  15. 2008
    Patient's Choice AwardVitals.com
  16. 2004
    Who's Who in Medicine and HealthcareMarquis Who's Who
  17. 2001
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  18. 2001
    Mullan Neuroendovascular Surgery FellowAANS/CNS Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery
  19. 1991
    Summa Cum LaudeWayne State University
  20. 1987
    Merit ScholarshipWayne State University
  21. 1987
    Biology Honors ProgramWayne State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  2. 2021
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  3. 2021
    Grant ReviewerSafadi Program of Excellence in Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, University of Chicago
  4. 2020
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  5. 2020
    MemberChicago Neurological Society
  6. 2020
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  7. 2020
    MemberEndovascular Neurosurgery Research Group
  8. 2020
    MemberIllinois State Neurosurgical Society
  9. 2020
    MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  10. 2019
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  11. 2019
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  12. 2019 - 2023
    MemberSite Selection Committee, Neurological Society of America
  13. 2019 - 2023
    ChairSite Selection Committee, Neurological Society of America
  14. 2019
    Grant ReviewerSafadi Program of Excellence in Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, University of Chicago
  15. 2019
    Case Log ReviewerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  16. 2019 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  17. 2018
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  18. 2018 - 2019
    ChairAuditing Committee, American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  19. 2018
    Case Log ReviewerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  20. 2017
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  21. 2017 - present
    Active MemberThe Society of Neurological Surgeons
  22. 2016 - 2019
    MemberAuditing Committee, American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  23. 2016 - present
    ScholarAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  24. 2015 - present
    MemberCancer Center Executive Committee
  25. 2015 - present
    Annual Research Grant ReviewerBrain Aneurysm Foundation
  26. 2015 - present
    MemberThe Society of Neurological Surgeons
  27. 2015 - present
    MemberMedical Student Education Committee, The Society of Neurological Surgeons
  28. 2014 - 2018
    MemberBylaws Committee, Neurosurgical Society of America
  29. 2014 - 2018
    ChairBylaws Committee, Neurosurgical Society of America
  30. 2014 - 2017
    ChairEducation Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  31. 2014 - 2017
    Ex-OfficioSurgeons Executive Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  32. 2014 - 2016
    CounselorNeurosurgical Society of America
  33. 2014
    MemberEleanor Wood-Prince Grants Initiative Review Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  34. 2013 - 2014
    Vice ChairInnovation & Technology, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University
  35. 2013 - 2014
    MemberNorthwest Memorial Foundation Cerebrovascular Advisory Council, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  36. 2013 - 2014
    MemberExtramural Subspecialty Item Writing Committee, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  37. 2013 - 2014
    PresidentWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  38. 2013
    MemberEleanor Wood-Prince Grants Initiative Review Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  39. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  40. 2012 - 2015
    Member at LargeAANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  41. 2012 - 2014
    Advisory Board MemberDixon Translational Research Committee, Northwestern University
  42. 2012 - 2014
    MentorNUvention, Northwestern University
  43. 2012 - 2014
    Member at LargeSurgeons Executive Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  44. 2012 - 2013
    MemberNeurology Chair Search Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  45. 2012
    FellowStroke Council, American Heart Association
  46. 2012
    Member2012 Scientific Planning Committee, Child Neurology Society
  47. 2012
    Abstract Reviewer2012 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  48. 2012 - present
    Elected MemberNeurosurgical Society of America
  49. 2012 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Brain Aneurysm Foundation
  50. 2012 - present
    MemberBrain Aneurysm Foundation
  51. 2011 - 2014
    MemberEducation Steering Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  52. 2011 - 2012
    MemberQuality Management Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  53. 2011
    OrganizerUniversity Webinar Series, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  54. 2011
    Abstract Reviewer2011 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  55. 2010 - 2014
    ChairResident Research Award Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  56. 2010 - 2012
    Abstract ReviewerSubcommittee on Vascular Malformations, Annual International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association
  57. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer2010 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  58. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer2010 Annual Meeting (San Francisco), Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  59. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  60. 2010 - present
    Abstract Reviewer2011 Annual Meeting, Annual International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association
  61. 2009 - 2014
    ReviewerMedical Student Summer Research Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  62. 2009 - 2014
    Co-ChairStroke Quality Management Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  63. 2009 - 2014
    MemberScholastic Achievement Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  64. 2009 - 2010
    ChairLuncheon Seminars Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  65. 2009
    MemberPlanning Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  66. 2009
    MemberPlanning Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  67. 2009
    Member2009 Annual Meeting Committee (New Orleans), Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  68. 2008 - 2014
    MemberEducation Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  69. 2008 - 2014
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  70. 2008 - 2014
    ChairVascular Neurosurgery Department of CNS University, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  71. 2008 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Liability Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  72. 2008 - 2009
    Abstract Reviewer2009 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  73. 2008 - 2009
    Vice ChairIntegrated Medical Learning Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  74. 2008
    Grant ReviewerNational Medical Research Council (Singapore)
  75. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  76. 2007 - 2014
    MemberDomestic Fellowships Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  77. 2007 - 2014
    MemberInternational Fellowships Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  78. 2007 - 2008
    MemberNeurosciences Planning Team, Joint Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  79. 2007 - 2008
    Abstract Reviewer2008 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  80. 2007 - 2008
    Member(San Diego), Abstract Selection Committee, American Heart Association
  81. 2007 - 2008
    MemberScientific Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  82. 2007 - 2008
    Co-EditorNeuroWIKI, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  83. 2007 - 2008
    MemberScientific Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  84. 2007 - 2008
    MemberIntegrated Medical Learning Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  85. 2006 - 2014
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  86. 2006 - 2012
    ChairData Safety and Monitoring Board Committee, Northwestern University
  87. 2006
    Grant ReviewerHealth Research Board of Ireland
  88. 2005 - present
    MemberCommittee for Cerebrovascular Curriculum and Education Development, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  89. 2005 - present
    MemberExecutive Council, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  90. 2005 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  91. 2004
    ProctorCarotid Artery Stent Education System (CASES), Cordis Corporation
  92. 2004 - 2014
    MemberMedical Student Research Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  93. 2004 - 2014
    MemberResident Mentoring Program, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  94. 2004 - 2011
    MemberOPRS/IRB Advisory Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  95. 2004 - 2007
    MemberPublic Relations Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  96. 2004
    Co-Chairman(Boston), Poster Session Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  97. 2003 - present
    MemberWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  98. 2002
    MemberSergeant at Arms Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  99. 2000
    Member(San Antonio), Sergeant at Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  100. 1998
    Member(Seattle), Sergeant at Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Publications

Research activities

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