Atif Haque

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Atif Haque

M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S.

Licensure Information: Texas 2009 – #N4449

Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgeons – November 2013

Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons–November 2013
Fellow, American College of Surgeons–October 2015

Clinical Appointments : Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Medical Director of Neurosurgery, Baylor All Saints Hospital Fort Worth
Education, Internship & Residency

Spine Fellowship:
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center

Chief Residency:
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center

Residency:
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center

Internship:
Department of General Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center

Doctor of Medicine:
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Bachelor of Science in Engineering:
Duke University – Pratt School of Engineering

Research

Medical Journalism Intern:
ABC News Medical Unit

Summer Research Fellow:
University of Mississippi School of Medicine – Department of Physiology

Research Assistant:
University of Mississippi School of Medicine – Department of Physiology

Senior Research:
Duke University – Department of Biomedical Engineering

Student Summer Research Assistant:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Waterways Experiment Station

Honors & Awards

Texas Rising Stars, SuperDoctors, 2015.
Top 10 Neurological Surgeon Specialists (Texas), Vitals.com, 2014.
Top Docs, Fort Worth Magazine, 2014, 2015.
Patients’ Choice Award, Vitals.com, 2013
Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com, 2013
Top Doctor in the Fort Worth Region, HealthTap, 2013
Top Neurosurgeon in Texas, second place, HealthTap, 2013.
Thought Leader in the Fort Worth Region, HealthTap, 2013.
Resident Award
Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society
Annual Meeting
ABC News Medical Unit Internship
Spine Fellowship
Zimmer Spine
Department of Neurosurgery Student Award University of Mississippi
Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship
Robert C. Byrd National Honor Scholarship
Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
Tarrant County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
Society of Lateral Access Surgery

Scholarly Publications

Haque A and Morgan HM. Thoracic transdural spinal cord herniation at a level caudal to prior discectomy.  Acta Neurochirurgica 152(11):1985-1989, 2010.
Haque A, Raisanen JM, Barnett SL, and Samson DS.  Infected giant ophthalmic artery aneurysm remnant following craniotomy for surgical clip ligation.  J Neurosurg113(4):786-789, 2010.
Haque A, Price AV, Sklar FH, Swift DM, Weprin BE, and Sacco DJ.  Screw fixation of the upper cervical spine in the pediatric population.  J Neurosurg Pediatrics3: 529-533, 2009.
Lohmeier TE, Lohmeier JR, Haque A, and Hildebrandt DA.  Baroreflexes prevent neurally induced sodium retention in angiotensin hypertensionAmerican J. Physiology279: R1437-R1448, 2000.
Haque A and Walha KS.  Automatic feeder modifications and wheelchair-to-bed transfer apparatus.  National Science Foundation 1998 Engineering Senior Design Projects to Aid Persons with Disabilities, 86-88. Online: (pages 10-11)

Consumer Publications

Haque A.  “Could ‘monkeying’ with DNA prevent disease? New technique aims to prevent diseases by transferring DNA from one cell to another; may one day help treat infertility.” ABC News: 27 Aug 2009.
Haque A. (listed as contributor) Childs D.  “Medical community mourns loss of supporter in Kennedy: Doctors, researchers remember Ted Kennedy as a champion for medical research.” ABC News: 26 Aug 2009. “Car seat safety concerns pop up for newborns: Car seats lower oxygen levels in newborns; experts say don’t panic yet.” ABC News: 24 Aug 2009.
Brownstein J and Haque A. “How prisoners get compassionate care releases: Compassionate release— who gets it and why.” ABC News: 21 Aug 2009.
Haque A.In the ER, baby-faced doc is no death sentence: Organization, not experience, may play chief role in trauma patients’ survival.” ABC News: 18 Aug 2009.

Podcasts

Haque A, Raisanen JM, Barnett SL, and Samson DS. Infected giant ophthalmic artery aneurysm remnant following craniotomy for surgical clip ligation. Journal of Neurosurgery Weekly Podcast, 2010 Mar 26.

Media Appearances

Brain Cancer Survivors Show Strength Through Struggles.” CBS DFW, 7 May 2015.

Artificial Cervical Disc with Neurosurgeon Dr. Atif Haque.” Best Docs Network, 29 Apr 2014.

A New Alternative for Dealing with Neck Pain.”  Good Morning Texas, 11 Apr 2014.

Herniated Disc Removal: Ask the Doctor with Neurosurgeon Dr. Atif Haque.” Best Docs Network, 27 Jan 2014.

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment with Neurosurgeon Dr. Atif Haque.” Best Docs Network, 23 Dec 2013.

Symptoms After A Brain Tumor: Ask the Doctor with Neurosurgeon Dr. Atif Haque.” Best Docs Network, 21 Oct 2013.

Brain Tumor with Fort Worth Neurosurgeon Dr. Atif Haque.” Best Docs Network, 16 Sept 2013.

We’ve got your back.”  Baylor Health Magazine: May 2013.

P.E.I. man fractures skull, loses ability to smell.” ABC News: 22 Mar 2011.
Doctors remove part of cheerleader’s brain to stop seizures.” ABC News: 24 Feb 2011.
Brain surgery patient sent home in cab, ends up on street in hospital gown.” ABC News: 10 Feb 2011.
Gabrielle Giffords in medically induced coma to help brain rest.”  ABC News: 9 Jan 2011.
Dallas Cowboys’ assistant coach shows true grit in comeback.”  The Dallas Morning News: 25 Oct 2009.

 

 

Presentations/Abstracts

2010: Barnett SL, Haque A, Whittemore AR, and Samson DS. “Diffusion tensor tractography in patients with brainstem cavernomas.” Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.
2010: Haque A. “Stroke case studies.” Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, Nursing Continuing Education Series, Fort Worth, Texas.
2010: Haque A. “Neurosurgery 101.” Texas Christian University, Alpha Delta Epsilon pre-health society meeting, Fort Worth, Texas.
2010: Haque A, McGowan JB, Whittemore AR, Morgan HM, and Morrill KC. “Intraspinal neuroendoscopy for spinal subarachnoid and subdural hemorrhage.” Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society, Annual Meeting, Telluride, Colorado.
2010: Haque A. “The superior parietal lobule approach for AVMs of the lateral ventricle.” UT Southwestern Neurovascular Conference. Dallas, Texas.
2009: Haque A. “Pedicle screw fixation of the thoracic and lumbar spine.” UT Southwestern Neurosurgical Approach Course. Dallas, Texas.
2009: Haque A and Miner M. “Open vs. minimally-invasive lumbar decompression.” UT Southwestern Visiting Professor Lecture Series. Dallas, Texas.
2009: Haque A. “Lytic response to bone morphogenic protein resulting in lumbar interbody construct collapse.” BrainLAB Residents’ Academy, Munich, Germany.
2009: Haque A and Miner M. “Perioperative outcomes for open vs. minimally-invasive lumbar decompression.” Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
2008: Haque A. “The transbasal approach to the skull base.” UT Southwestern Neurosurgical Approach Course, Dallas, Texas.