Alumnus: Jordan Komisarow, MD

Jordan Komisarow


Duke University School of Medicine, Fellowship: Neurocritical Care, 2019-2020
Duke University School of Medicine, Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, 2016-2017
Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 2013
Duke University, BS Biology with Distinction 2007

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership Award, Duke Neurosurgery, 2019
  • Clinician Award, Duke Neurosurgery, 2016 and 2018
  • Feagin Leadership Scholar, Duke University, 2017
  • Palliative Care Advocacy Award, Duke Health, 2017
  • Consultant of the Year, Duke University Emergency Medicine, 2015
  • Dean’s Recognition Award, Duke University School of Medicine

Research Interests

Organ dysfunction following brain injury; neuro-oncology


Spending time with family, food, reading

Journal Articles

Babu R, Komisarow JM, Agarwal V, Rahimpour S, Iyer A, Britt D, Karikari I, Gross P, Thomas S, Friedman A, Adamson C. 2016. Glioblastoma in the elderly: the effect of aggressive and modern therapies on survival. Journal of Neurosurgery. 124 (4): 998-1007

Komisarow JM, Radhakrishnan S, Moreno JR, and Bagley CA. 2014. Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Astrocytomas. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 36(21):4

Babu R, Back AG, Komisarow JM, Owens TR, Cummings TJ, and Britz GW. 2013. Symptomatic Rathke’s cleft cyst with a co-existing pituitary tumor; Brief review of the literature. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 8:183-187. PMID: 24551002

Serafini S, Komisarow JM, Gallentine W, Mikati MA, Bonner MJ, Kranz PG, Haglund MM and Grant G. 2013. Reorganization and Stability for Motor and Language Areas Using Cortical Stimulation: Case Example and Review of the Literature. Brain Sciences. 3:1597-1614. PMID: 24961623

Keene JD, Komisarow JM, and Friedersdorf MB. 2006. RIP-Chip: The isolation and identification of mRNAs, microRNAs, and protein components of ribonucleoprotein complexes from cell extracts. Nature Protocols. 1: 302–307. PMID: 17406249

Book Chapters

Miller TJ, Komisarow JM, and Friedman AH. 2015. White Matter Tracts. Functional Mapping of the Cerebral Cortex. Safe Surgery in Eloquent Brain. Springer Publishing. Pages 181-208. ISBN 978-3-319-23383-3