Stephen V. Nalbach, MD

Stephen Nalbach neurosurgeon in Tyler, Texas

Stephen V. Nalbach, MD - Surgeon

  • Plainview, New York

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Premedical Education

    • Undergraduate: Binghamton University, State University of New York, B.S. Psychobiology, May 2000 Graduate
    • Post Baccalaureate: Stonybrook University, State University of New York, Physics and Basic Science, August 2000-May 2003

    Medical Education

    • Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA, May 2007 Graduate
  • Internship

    • Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Neurological Surgery, June 2007- July 2008


    • Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, Neurosurgery, July 2008- June 2014
  • Memberships

    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • American College of Surgeons
    • Smith County Medical Society
    • Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Facial Pain Association

    Hospital Membership Affiliations

    • UT Health East Texas, Tyler, Texas
    • Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler, Texas
  • Publications

    • Nalbach SV, Ropper AE, Dunn IF, Gormley WB. Craniectomy-associated Progressive ExtraAxial Collections with Treated Hydrocephalus (CAPECTH): Redefining a common complication of decompressive craniectomy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2012 Sep;19(9):1222-7.
    • Magge SN, Smyth MD, Governale LS, Goumnerova L, Madsen J, Munro B, Nalbach SV, Proctor MR, Scott RM, Smith ER. Idiopathic syrinx in the pediatric population: a combined center experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jan; 7(1): 30-6.
    • Ropper AE, Nalbach SV, Lin N, Dunn IF, Gormley WB. Resolution of extra-axial collections after decompressive craniectomy for ischemic stroke. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2012 Feb; 19(2): 231-4. Epub 2011 Dec 23.
    • Lin N, Zenonos G, Kim AH, Nalbach SV, Du R, Frerichs KU, Friedlander RM, Gormley WB. Angiogram-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage: relationship between bleeding pattern and clinical outcome. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Jun; 16(3): 389-98.
    • Ropper AE, Nalbach SV, Groff MW. Vascular Complications from Anterior Lumbar Spine Surgery. World Neurosurgery. 2012 Dec 13.
    • Santiago-Sim T, DePalma SR, McDonough B, Hennessy M, Patek K, M.S. Sankarapani V, Anaya M, Nalbach SV, Colosimo S, MacRae CA, Dymecki S, Seidman CE, Seidman JG, Kim DH. Loss-of-function mutations in THSD1, encoding thrombospondin type-1 domain-containing protein 1, cause autosomal-dominant intracranial aneurysms. Nature Genetics. 2013. Submission.


    • 2009 AANS Poster Title: A Study of Idiopathic Syringomyelia in the Pediatric Population: Natural Progression and Implications for Management. Suresh N. Magge, MD, Childrens Hospital Boston, Boston, MA; SamerFadl, BS, New Haven, CT; Lance S. Governale, MD, Boston, MA; Stephen V. Nalbach, MD, Boston, MA; Edward R. Smith, MD, Boston, MA.
    • 2010 CNS Digital Poster Acceptance TITLE: Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage with Negative Initial Angiogram: Bleeding Pattern, Diagnostic Yield, and Clinical Outcome Ning Lin, MD, Stephen V. Nalbach, MD, Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD.
    • 2011 American Stroke Association – Bugher Foundation Centers for Stroke Prevention Research Center Science/Fellow Meeting Poster TITLE: Genetic diagnosis using whole exome capture and linkage analysis implicates gene THSD1 in intracranial aneurysms. Stephen V. Nalbach, M.D.; Teresa Santiago-Sim, Ph.D.; Steven R. DePalma, Ph.D.; Barbara McDonough, R.N.; Christine E. Seidman, M.D.; J.G. Seidman, Ph.D.; Dong H. Kim, M.D.
    • Ropper AE, Wong JM, Ho A, Nalbach SV, Chi JH. Intraoperative durotomy and wound-related complications in spinal tumor surgery. Annual meeting of the New England Neurosurgical Society. Brewster, MA. Jun. 2012.