Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon
  2. Chair, Neurosurgery, Arizona

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Idiomas

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. 2022
    Guest ExaminerSpring Oral Examination 2022, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  2. 2021
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  3. 2021
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  4. 2021 - 2024
    MemberDigital Engagement Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  5. 2021
    Grant ReviewerSafadi Program of Excellence in Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, University of Chicago
  6. 2020
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  7. 2020
    MemberChicago Neurological Society
  8. 2020
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  9. 2020
    MemberEndovascular Neurosurgery Research Group
  10. 2020
    MemberIllinois State Neurosurgical Society
  11. 2020
    MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  12. 2019
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  13. 2019
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  14. 2019 - 2023
    MemberSite Selection Committee, Neurological Society of America
  15. 2019 - 2023
    ChairSite Selection Committee, Neurological Society of America
  16. 2019
    Grant ReviewerSafadi Program of Excellence in Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, University of Chicago
  17. 2019
    Case Log ReviewerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  18. 2019 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  19. 2018
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  20. 2018 - 2019
    ChairAuditing Committee, American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  21. 2018
    Case Log ReviewerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  22. 2017
    Oral Board Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Neurological Surgeons
  23. 2017 - present
    Active MemberThe Society of Neurological Surgeons
  24. 2016 - 2019
    MemberAuditing Committee, American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  25. 2016 - present
    ScholarAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  26. 2015 - present
    MemberCancer Center Executive Committee
  27. 2015 - present
    Annual Research Grant ReviewerBrain Aneurysm Foundation
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberThe Society of Neurological Surgeons
  29. 2015 - present
    MemberMedical Student Education Committee, The Society of Neurological Surgeons
  30. 2014 - 2018
    MemberBylaws Committee, Neurosurgical Society of America
  31. 2014 - 2018
    ChairBylaws Committee, Neurosurgical Society of America
  32. 2014 - 2017
    ChairEducation Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  33. 2014 - 2017
    Ex-OfficioSurgeons Executive Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  34. 2014 - 2016
    CounselorNeurosurgical Society of America
  35. 2014
    MemberEleanor Wood-Prince Grants Initiative Review Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  36. 2013 - 2014
    Vice ChairInnovation & Technology, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University
  37. 2013 - 2014
    MemberNorthwest Memorial Foundation Cerebrovascular Advisory Council, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  38. 2013 - 2014
    MemberExtramural Subspecialty Item Writing Committee, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  39. 2013 - 2014
    PresidentWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  40. 2013
    MemberEleanor Wood-Prince Grants Initiative Review Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  41. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  42. 2012 - 2015
    Member at LargeAANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  43. 2012 - 2014
    Advisory Board MemberDixon Translational Research Committee, Northwestern University
  44. 2012 - 2014
    MentorNUvention, Northwestern University
  45. 2012 - 2014
    Member at LargeSurgeons Executive Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  46. 2012 - 2013
    MemberNeurology Chair Search Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  47. 2012
    FellowStroke Council, American Heart Association
  48. 2012
    Member2012 Scientific Planning Committee, Child Neurology Society
  49. 2012
    Abstract Reviewer2012 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  50. 2012 - present
    Elected MemberNeurosurgical Society of America
  51. 2012 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Brain Aneurysm Foundation
  52. 2012 - present
    MemberBrain Aneurysm Foundation
  53. 2011 - 2014
    MemberEducation Steering Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  54. 2011 - 2012
    MemberQuality Management Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  55. 2011
    OrganizerUniversity Webinar Series, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  56. 2011
    Abstract Reviewer2011 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  57. 2010 - 2014
    ChairResident Research Award Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  58. 2010 - 2012
    Abstract ReviewerSubcommittee on Vascular Malformations, Annual International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association
  59. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer2010 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  60. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer2010 Annual Meeting (San Francisco), Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  61. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  62. 2010 - present
    Abstract Reviewer2011 Annual Meeting, Annual International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association
  63. 2009 - 2014
    ReviewerMedical Student Summer Research Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  64. 2009 - 2014
    Co-ChairStroke Quality Management Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  65. 2009 - 2014
    MemberScholastic Achievement Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  66. 2009 - 2010
    ChairLuncheon Seminars Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  67. 2009
    MemberPlanning Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  68. 2009
    MemberPlanning Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  69. 2009
    Member2009 Annual Meeting Committee (New Orleans), Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  70. 2008 - 2014
    MemberEducation Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  71. 2008 - 2014
    MemberScientific Program Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  72. 2008 - 2014
    ChairVascular Neurosurgery Department of CNS University, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  73. 2008 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Liability Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  74. 2008 - 2009
    Abstract Reviewer2009 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  75. 2008 - 2009
    Vice ChairIntegrated Medical Learning Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  76. 2008
    Grant ReviewerNational Medical Research Council (Singapore)
  77. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  78. 2007 - 2014
    MemberDomestic Fellowships Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  79. 2007 - 2014
    MemberInternational Fellowships Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  80. 2007 - 2008
    MemberNeurosciences Planning Team, Joint Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  81. 2007 - 2008
    Abstract Reviewer2008 Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  82. 2007 - 2008
    Member(San Diego), Abstract Selection Committee, American Heart Association
  83. 2007 - 2008
    MemberScientific Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  84. 2007 - 2008
    Co-EditorNeuroWIKI, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  85. 2007 - 2008
    MemberScientific Committee, First Annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section
  86. 2007 - 2008
    MemberIntegrated Medical Learning Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  87. 2006 - 2014
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  88. 2006 - 2012
    ChairData Safety and Monitoring Board Committee, Northwestern University
  89. 2006
    Grant ReviewerHealth Research Board of Ireland
  90. 2005 - present
    MemberCommittee for Cerebrovascular Curriculum and Education Development, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  91. 2005 - present
    MemberExecutive Council, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  92. 2005 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  93. 2004
    ProctorCarotid Artery Stent Education System (CASES), Cordis Corporation
  94. 2004 - 2014
    MemberMedical Student Research Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  95. 2004 - 2014
    MemberResident Mentoring Program, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  96. 2004 - 2011
    MemberOPRS/IRB Advisory Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  97. 2004 - 2007
    MemberPublic Relations Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  98. 2004
    Co-Chairman(Boston), Poster Session Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  99. 2003 - present
    MemberWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  100. 2002
    MemberSergeant at Arms Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  101. 2000
    Member(San Antonio), Sergeant at Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  102. 1998
    Member(Seattle), Sergeant at Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Publications

Research activities

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