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Leslie N. Sutton, MD

Attending Neurosurgeon

Director, Neurosurgery Fellowship Program

Professor of Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Original Papers


Adzick NS, Thom EA, Spong CY, Brock, III JW, Burrows PK, Johnson MP, Howell LJ, Farrell JA, Dabrowiak ME, Sutton LN, Gupta N, Tulipan NB, D'Alton ME, Farmer DL for the MOMS Investigators. A Randomized Trial of Prenatal versus Postnatal Repair of Myelomeningocele. NEJM. Online first. 9 Feb 2011. Read the abstract


Kim RJ, Shah R, Tershakovec AM, Zemel BS, Sutton LN, Grimberg A, Moshang T. Energy expenditure in obesity associated with craniopharyngioma. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Jul;26(7):913-7. Epub 2010 Jan 27. Read abstract.

Hüsler MR, Danzer E, Johnson MP, Bebbington M, Sutton L, Adzick NS, Wilson RD. Prenatal diagnosis and postnatal outcome of fetal spinal defects without Arnold-Chiari II malformation. Prenat Diagn. 2009 Nov;29(11):1050-7. Read abstract.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, Bebbington MW, Sutton LN, Melchionni J, Adzick NS, Wilson RD, Johnson MP. Lower extremity neuromotor function and short-term ambulatory potential following in utero myelomeningocele surgery. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2009;25(1):47-53. Epub 2009 Jan 28. Read abstract.


Danzer E, Adzick NS, Rintoul NE, Zarnow DM, Schwartz ES, Melchionni J, Ernst LM, Flake AW, Sutton LN, Johnson MP. Intradural inclusion cysts following in utero closure of myelomeningocele: clinical implications and follow-up findings. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec;2(6):406-13. Read abstract.

Sievert AJ, Jackson EM, Gai X, Hakonarson H, Judkins AR, Resnick AC, Sutton LN, Storm PB, Shaikh TH, Biegel JA. Duplication of 7q34 in pediatric low-grade astrocytomas detected by high-density single-nucleotide polymorphism-based genotype arrays results in a novel BRAF fusion gene. Brain Pathol. 2009 Jul;19(3):449-58. Epub 2008 Oct 21. Erratum in: Brain Pathol. 2009 Jul;19(3):550.  Read abstract.

Stiefel MF, Heuer GG, Basil AK, Weigele JB, Sutton LN, Hurst RW, Storm PB. Endovascular and surgical treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in pediatric patients. Neurosurgery. 2008 Nov;63(5):859-65; discussion 865-6. Read abstract.

Weinzweig J, Bartlett SP, Chen JC, Losee J, Sutton L, Duhaime AC, Whitaker LA. Cranial vault expansion in the management of postshunt craniosynostosis and slit ventricle syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct;122(4):1171-80. Read abstract.

Selber J, Reid RR, Chike-Obi CJ, Sutton LN, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn D, Sonnad SS, Whitaker LA, Bartlett SP. The changing epidemiologic spectrum of single-suture synostoses. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Aug;122(2):527-33. Read abstract.

Heuer GG, Gabel B, Lemberg PS, Sutton LN. Chiari I malformation presenting with hearing loss: surgical treatment and literature review. ChNS: official journal of Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Sep;24(9):1063-6. Epub 2008 Jun 10. Read abstract.

Simon SL, Auerbach JD, Garg S, Sutton LN, Telfeian AE, Dormans JP. Efficacy of spinal instrumentation and fusion in the prevention of postlaminectomy spinal deformity in children with intramedullary spinal cord tumors. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Mar;28(2):244-9. Read abstract.

Sutton LN. Fetal surgery for neural tube defects. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Feb;22(1):175-88. Epub 2007 Aug 22. Review. Read abstract.

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