Joseph Piepmeier MD

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery; Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery; Section Chief, Neuro-Oncology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchGamma Knife Center, Yale-New HavenCancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center; Developmental TherapeuticsNeurosurgery: Neuro-Oncology; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Research Interests

Neuro-oncology; Acoustic neuroma; Brain tumor; Stereotactic needle biopsy more...


  • M.D., University of Tennessee, 1975

Selected Publications

  • Sawyer A, Piepmeier J, Saltzman M: New Methods for Direct Delivery of Chemotherapy for Treating Brain Tumors. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine,
  • Kunwar S, Prados M, Chang S, Berger M, Lang F, Piepmeier J, Sampson J, Ram Z, Gutin P, Gibbons R, Aldape K, Croteau D, Sherman J, Puri R: Direct Intracerebral Delivery of Cintredekin Besudotox (IL13-PE38QQR) in Patients with Recurrent Malignant Glioma. J Clin Oncol 25(7):837-44, 2007
  • Baehring J, Bi L, Bannyhk S, Piepmeier J, Fulbright R: Diffusion MRI in the early diagnosis of malignant glioma. J. Neuro-oncology,



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