Senior Advisory Panel
A pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Frim has performed hundreds of complex neurosurgical procedures on infants and children. He also provides neurosurgical care for adults, particularly for individuals who have congenital diseases. Dr. Frim has developed expertise in a variety of minimally invasive, stereotactic, and neuro-endoscopic techniques to approach complex lesions of the brain and spine. He has particular interests and significant experience in surgical procedures to treat hydrocephalus, congenital anomalies of the nervous system such as Chiari malformation, epilepsy, myelodysplasia, brain and spine tumors, and trauma.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Frim is an active medical researcher and educator. His current investigations include studies of the neuroprotective effects of surfactant poloxamer molecules, investigations of the cognitive outcomes in hydrocephalus and Chiari patients, and development of treatment strategies for congenital complex anomalies of the nervous system.