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Ohio State University College of Medicine


UC San Diego


UC San Diego


Texas Children's Hospital


David Gonda, M.D., is the director of Epilepsy Surgery at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He comes to Rady Children's from Texas Children's Hospital, where he was a pediatric neurosurgery fellow, and Baylor College of Medicine, where he was a clinical instructor. Dr. Gonda completed his residency training at UC San Diego and earned his medical degree at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Gonda's clinical areas of expertise are epilepsy surgery, MRI laser thermal ablation surgery, pediatric spine abnormalities and craniovertebral junction abnormalities. His research area of expertise is minimally invasive epilepsy surgery.

Dr. Gonda has specialized training in utilizing a new robotic assist device called ROSA, which Rady Children's has obtained. He is using the robot for epilepsy surgery and other neurological procedures.


The Effect Of Weekend And After-Hours Surgery On Morbidity And Mortality Rates In Pediatric Neurosurgery Patients
Desai V, Gonda D, Ryan SL, Briceno V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Syed SH, Jea A

Traumatic L5 Posterolateral Spondyloptosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Gabel BC, Curtis E, Gonda D, Ciacci J

Dynamic Epigenetic Regulation Of Glioblastoma Tumorigenicity Through LSD1 Modulation Of MYC Expression
Kozono D1, Li J2, Nitta M1, Sampetrean O, Gonda D, Kushwaha DS, Merzon D1, Ramakrishnan V, Zhu S, Zhu K, Matsui H, Harismendy O, Hua W, Mao Y, Kwon CH, Saya H, Nakano I, Pizzo DP, VandenBerg SR, Chen CC

The Safety And Efficacy Of Use Of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin In Pediatric Neurosurgical Patients
Gonda DD, Fridley J, Ryan SL, Briceno V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A

Mechanistic Rationale To Target PTEN-Deficient Tumor Cells With Inhibitors Of The DNA Damage Response Kinase ATM
McCabe N, Hanna C, Walker SM, Gonda D, Li J, Wikstrom K, Savage KI, Butterworth KT, Chen C, Harkin DP, Prise KM, Kennedy RD

Dyspnea And Dysphagia From Upper Airway Obstruction After Occipitocervical Fusion In The Pediatric Age Group
Huang M, Gonda DD, Brice?o V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A

Epigenetic Suppression Of EGFR Signaling In G-CIMP+ Glioblastomas
Li J, Taich ZJ, Goyal A, Gonda D, Akers J, Adhikari B, Patel K, Vandenberg S, Yan W, Bao Z, Carter BS, Wang R, Mao Y, Jiang T, Chen CC

Thirty-Day Perioperative Outcomes In Spinal Fusion By Specialty Within The NSQIP Database
McCutcheon BA, Ciacci JD, Marcus LP, Noorbakhsh A, Gonda DD, McCafferty R, Taylor W, Chen CC, Carter BS, Chang DC

Endometriosis Of The Conus Medullaris Causing Cyclic Radiculopathy
Steinberg JA, Gonda DD, Muller K, Ciacci JD

Extracellular Vesicles As A Platform For 'Liquid Biopsy' In Glioblastoma Patients
Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg J, Gonda D, Cheung VJ, Carter BS, Chen CC

The Cancer Genome Atlas Expression Profiles Of Low-Grade Gliomas
Gonda DD, Cheung VJ, Muller KA, Goyal A, Carter BS, Chen CC

Glioma Diagnostics And Biomarkers: An Ongoing� Challenge In The Field of Medicine And Science
Hochberg FH, Atai NA, Gonda D, Hughes MS, Mawejje B, Balaj L, Carter RS

Long-Term Follow-Up Of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms Repaired In California
Gonda DD, Khalessi AA, McCutcheon BA, Marcus LP, Noorbakhsh A, Chen CC, Chang DC, Carter BS

Incidence And Predictors Of 30-Day Readmission For Patients Discharged Home After Craniotomy For Malignant Supratentorial Ttumors In California (1995-2010)
Marcus LP, McCutcheon BA, Noorbakhsh A, Parina RP, Gonda DD, Chen C, Chang DC, Carter BS

Gross-Total Resection Outcomes In An Elderly Population With Glioblastoma: A SEER-Based Analysis
Noorbakhsh A, Tang JA, Marcus LP, McCutcheon B, Gonda DD, Schallhorn CS, Talamini MA, Chang DC, Carter BS, Chen CC

The Value Of Extended Glioblastoma Resection: Insights From Randomized Control Trials
Gonda DD, Warnke P, Sanai N, Taich Z, Kasper EM, Chen CC

Complications Associated With Prolonged Hypertonic Saline Therapy In Children With Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Gonda DD, Meltzer HS, Crawford JR, Hilfiker ML, Shellington DK, Peterson BM, Levy ML

Diagnostic Yield Of Stereotactic Needle-Biopsies Of Sub-Cubic Centimeter Intracranial Lesions
Waters JD, Gonda DD, Reddy H, Kasper EM, Warnke PC, Chen CC

Immediate Post-Operative Branchytherapy Prior To Irradiation And Temozolomide For Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
Waters JD, Rose B, Gonda DD, Scanderberg DJ, Russell M, Alksne JF, Murphy K, Carter BS, Lawson J, Chen CC

Biogenesis of Extracellular Vesicles (EV): Exosomes, Microvesicles, Retrovirus-Like Vesicles, And Apoptotic Bodies
Akers JC, Gonda D, Kim R, Carter BS, Chen CC

Neuro-Oncologic Applications Of Exosomes, Microvesicles, And Other Nano-Sized Extracellular Particles
Gonda DD, Akers JC, Kim R, Kalkanis SN, Hochberg FH, Chen CC, Carter BS

Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting Versus Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy In The Treatment Of Patients With Hydrocephalus Related To Metastasis
Gonda DD, Kim TE, Warnke PC, Kasper EM, Carter BS, Chen CC

CT322, A VEGFR-2 Antagonist, Demonstrates Anti-Glioma Efficacy In Orthotopic Brain Tumor Model As A Single Agent Or In Combination With Temozolomide And Radiation Therapy
Waters JD, Sanchez C, Sahin A, Futalan D, Gonda DD, Scheer JK, Akers J, Palanichamy K, Waterman P, Chakravarti A, Weissleder R, Morse B, Marsh N, Furfine E, Chen CC, Carvajal I, Carter BS

Craniofacial Reconstruction As A Treatment For Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Baird LC, Gonda D, Cohen SR, Evers LH, LeFloch N, Levy ML, Meltzer HS

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