Jorge Lazareff, M.D.

A Short Biography:

Professor and Director of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program. Dr. Jorge Lazareff's primary focus is the treatment of children with neurosurgical disorders. Dr Lazareff is also involved with the UCLA Global Neuro Health Program.

Work Titles
UCLA Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Professor, Surgery Physician, Pediatric Craniofacial Clinic
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1977
Fellowship:
1988 University of Alberta Hospital
1984 - 1986 Groote Schuur Hospital
Residency:
1983 - 1984 Hospital Juan Fernandez
1979 - 1983 Hospital de Ninos

Contact Information:

Email Address:

jlazareff@mednet.ucla.edu


Website:

Web-Profile

Work Address:

18-210 CHS
CAMPUS - 703919
CA


Detailed Biography:

VIDEO: Dr. Jorge Lazareff - The Two Marias

Publications:

Sarkiss Christopher A, Sarkar Rajashree, Yong William, Lazareff Jorge A   Time dependent pattern of cellular characteristics causing ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure in children Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, 2014; 127: 30-2.
Cheok Stephanie, Chen Jason, Lazareff Jorge   The truth and coherence behind the concept of overdrainage of cerebrospinal fluid in hydrocephalic patients Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2014; 30(4): 599-606.
Chen Jason A, Lazareff Jorge A   Correction of Chiari malformation due to closure of a concomitant thoracic meningocele Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2014; 30(3): 531-4.
Lazareff Jorge   [How I do it: myelomeningocele] Surgical neurology international, 2014; 5(Suppl 1): S2-6.
Chen Jason A, Coutin-Churchman Pedro E, Nuwer Marc R, Lazareff Jorge A   Suboccipital craniotomy for Chiari I results in evoked potential conduction changes Surgical neurology international, 2012; 3(Suppl 1): 165.
Mulholland Celene B, Aranda Guzmán, Arredondo Luis Angel, Calgua Erwin, Contreras Fernando, Espinoza Dulce Maria, Gonzalez Juan Bosco, Hoil Jose A, Komolafe Edward, Lazareff Jorge A, Liu Yunhui, Soto-Mancilla Juan Luis, Mannucci Graciela, Nan Bao, Portillo Santiago, Zhao Hongyu   The International Tethered Cord Partnership: Beginnings, process, and status Surgical neurology international, 2011; 2(Suppl 1): 38.
Wan Derrick C, Lazareff Jorge A, Jarrahy Reza, Bradley James P   Correction of large facial encephalocele with bilateral rare craniofacial clefts The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2011; 22(1): 338-42.
Panosyan Eduard H, Laks Dan R, Masterman-Smith Michael, Mottahedeh Jack, Yong William H, Cloughesy Timothy F, Lazareff Jorge A, Mischel Paul S, Moore Theodore B, Kornblum Harley I   Clinical outcome in pediatric glial and embryonal brain tumors correlates with in vitro multi-passageable neurosphere formation Pediatric blood & cancer, 2010; 55(4): 644-51.
Ortube Maria Carolina, Lazareff Jorge, Vinters Harry V, Velez Federico G   Orbital ectopic brain tissue in Aicardi syndrome The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2010; 21(5): 1551-3.
Sun Jing, Masterman-Smith Michael D, Graham Nicholas A, Jiao Jing, Mottahedeh Jack, Laks Dan R, Ohashi Minori, DeJesus Jason, Kamei Ken-ichiro, Lee Ki-Bum, Wang Hao, Yu Zeta T F, Lu Yi-Tsung, Hou Shuang, Li Keyu, Liu Max, Zhang Nangang, Wang Shutao, Angenieux Brigitte, Panosyan Eduard, Samuels Eric R, Park Jun, Williams Dirk, Konkankit Vera, Nathanson David, van Dam R Michael, Phelps Michael E, Wu Hong, Liau Linda M, Mischel Paul S, Lazareff Jorge A, Kornblum Harley I, Yong William H, Graeber Thomas G, Tseng Hsian-Rong   A microfluidic platform for systems pathology: multiparameter single-cell signaling measurements of clinical brain tumor specimens Cancer research, 2010; 70(15): 6128-38.
Kohan Emil, Lazareff Jorge, Kawamoto Henry, Bradley James P   Successful staged correction of transsphenoidal encephaloceles Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 2010; 126(1): 197-204.
Kohan Emil, Jackson Eric, Heller Justin, Lazareff Jorge, Bradley James P   Correction of hydrocephalic macrocephaly with total cranial vault remodeling and molding helmet therapy Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 2010; 125(6): 1763-70.
Osuagwu Ferdnand, Fagel Natasha, Salamon Noriko, Lazareff Jorge   Symptomatic prepontine cistern flattening after an arachnoid cyst shunting: a report of 2 cases Surgical neurology, 2009; 72(4): 418-21; discussion 422.
Chou Yu-Cheng, Sarkar Rajashree, Osuagwu Ferdnand C, Lazareff Jorge A   Suboccipital craniotomy in the surgical treatment of Chiari I malformation Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2009; 25(9): 1111-4.
Sarkar Rajashree, Yong William H, Lazareff Jorge A   A case report of intraventricular gliofibroma Pediatric neurosurgery, 2009; 45(3): 210-3.
Laks Dan R, Masterman-Smith Michael, Visnyei Koppany, Angenieux Brigitte, Orozco Nicholas M, Foran Ian, Yong William H, Vinters Harry V, Liau Linda M, Lazareff Jorge A, Mischel Paul S, Cloughesy Timothy F, Horvath Steve, Kornblum Harley I   Neurosphere formation is an independent predictor of clinical outcome in malignant glioma Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio), 2009; 27(4): 980-7.
Hong Xin-yu, Chou Yu-Cheng, Lazareff Jorge A   Brain stem candidiasis mimicking cerebellopontine angle tumor Surgical neurology, 2008; 70(1): 87-91.
Lasky Joseph L, Choi Eun Jun, Johnston Samantha, Yong William H, Lazareff Jorge, Moore Theodore   Congenital brain tumors: case series and review of the literature Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 2008; 30(4): 326-31.
Nakano Ichiro, Masterman-Smith Michael, Saigusa Kuniyasu, Paucar Andres A, Horvath Steve, Shoemaker Lorelei, Watanabe Momoko, Negro Alejandra, Bajpai Ruchi, Howes Amy, Lelievre Vincent, Waschek James A, Lazareff Jorge A, Freije William A, Liau Linda M, Gilbertson Richard J, Cloughesy Timothy F, Geschwind Daniel H, Nelson Stanley F, Mischel Paul S, Terskikh Alexey V, Kornblum Harley I   Maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase is a key regulator of the proliferation of malignant brain tumors, including brain tumor stem cells Journal of neuroscience research, 2008; 86(1): 48-60.
Krajewski Kara, Ashley Rebekah K, Pung Nina, Wald Sam, Lazareff Jorge, Kawamoto Henry K, Bradley James P   Successful blood conservation during craniosynostotic correction with dual therapy using procrit and cell saver The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2008; 19(1): 101-5.
Smith Zachary A, Moftakhar Parham, Malkasian Dennis, Xiong Zhenggang, Vinters Harry V, Lazareff Jorge A   Choroid plexus hyperplasia: surgical treatment and immunohistochemical results. Case report Journal of neurosurgery, 2007; 107(3 Suppl): 255-62.
Vyas Raj M, Keagle Jennifer N, Wexler Andrew, Cahan Les, Kawamoto Henry K, Lazareff Jorge, Wasson Kristy L, Bradley James P   Unilateral vision impairment from a carotid-cavernous fistula after a monobloc osteotomy in a patient with Apert syndrome The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2007; 18(4): 960-5.
Pueyrredon Francisco, Spaho Natalia, Arroyave Ivonne, Vinters Harry, Lazareff Jorge   Histological findings in cerebellar tonsils of patients with Chiari type I malformation Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2007; 23(4): 427-9.
Heller Justin B, Lazareff Jorge, Gabbay Joubin S, Lam Sandi, Kawamoto Henry K, Bradley James P   Posterior cranial fossa box expansion leads to resolution of symptomatic cerebellar ptosis following Chiari I malformation repair The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2007; 18(2): 274-80.
Osuagwu Ferdnand C, Lazareff Jorge A, Rahman Shayan, Bash Suzie   Chiari I anatomy after ventriculoperitoneal shunting: posterior fossa volumetric evaluation with MRI Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2006; 22(11): 1451-6.
Teng Edward, Heller Justin, Lazareff Jorge, Kawamoto Henry, Wasson Kristy, Garri Jose I, Bradley James P   Caution in treating transsphenoidal encephalocele with concomitant moyamoya disease The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2006; 17(5): 1004-9.
Dickinson Brian P, Spoon Daniel B, Cordray Tracy L, Lazareff Jorge, Wasson Kristy, Bradley James P   Correction of massive hydrocephalus and brain wound in holoprosencephaly The Journal of craniofacial surgery, 2006; 17(4): 707-13.
Frazee John, Fried Itzhak, Kawamoto Henry, Lazareff Jorge, Nieto Jaime, Patel Swati, Urata Mark, van de Wiele Barbara   The separation of Guatemalan craniopagus twins Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2004; 20(8-9): 593-600.
Ching Natascha, Lasky Joseph, Lazareff Jorge, Moore Theodore B, Nielsen Karin   Enlarging parietal mass with lytic skull lesion The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2004; 23(6): 589, 595-6.
Galarza Marcelo, Lazareff Jorge A   Transcranial Doppler in infantile cerebrospinal fluid disorders: clinical validity Neurological research, 2004; 26(4): 409-13.
Hemmati Houman D, Nakano Ichiro, Lazareff Jorge A, Masterman-Smith Michael, Geschwind Daniel H, Bronner-Fraser Marianne, Kornblum Harley I   Cancerous stem cells can arise from pediatric brain tumors Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2003; 100(25): 15178-83.
Newman William I, Lazareff Jorge A   A mathematical model for self-limiting brain tumors Journal of theoretical biology, 2003; 222(3): 361-71.
Simon Jakub K, Lazareff Jorge A, Diament Michael J, Kennedy William A   Intramedullary abscess of the spinal cord in children: a case report and review of the literature The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2003; 22(2): 186-92.
Lazareff Jorge A, Galarza Marcelo, Gravori Toorai, Spinks Theodore J   Tonsillectomy without craniectomy for the management of infantile Chiari I malformation Journal of neurosurgery, 2002; 97(5): 1018-22.
Virella Anthony A, Galarza Marcelo, Masterman-Smith Michael, Lemus Rafael, Lazareff Jorge A   Distal slit valve and clinically relevant CSF overdrainage in children with hydrocephalus Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2002; 18(1-2): 15-8.

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