Dr. Derec Horne

Dr. Derec Horne graduated from New York University in 1992 and completed his residency in NYU Langone’s Department of Neurosurgery.

From 2004 to 2015, Dr. Horne worked as a leading neuro-surgeon at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago).

Dr. Derec Horne regularly takes part in national and international seminars on neurosurgery.

Primary directions:

  • Microsurgery of brain tumors, surgery of the base of the skull, operations on functionally significant areas of the brain, the use of minimally invasive and less traumatic approaches to the pathology of the central nervous system, anomalies in the development of the craniovertebral junction (Chiari malformation, basilar impression), surgical treatment degenerative-dystrophic diseases of the spine, spinal injuries and their consequences, interventional, endoscopic methods in the surgery of degenerative-dystrophic diseases of the spine, spinal cord tumors, minimally invasive spinal surgery, treatment of compression-ischemic neuropathies of peripheral nerves, etc.

Participant of international courses and seminars:

  • Interventional pain management cadaver workshop, Birmingham, 2017;
  • International advanced skull base microanatomy and hands on dissection course, Verona, 2019

Refresher courses:

  • Surgical approaches to the posterior cranial fossa;
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional treatment of chronic pain;
  • Use of botulinum toxin type A in various forms of chronic migraine;
  • Medical taping course Basic, Advanced.

Research interests:

  • Pain interventional treatments;
  • Spinal neurosurgery;
  • Surgical treatment of Chiari malformation type 1.