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Keith A Tucci
Neurosurgical and Spine Center

 

Address
ECU Neurosurgical and Spine Center
2325 Stantonsburg Road
Greenville, NC  27834
252-744-9600

EDUCATION
1980   Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Science (Physics)

1985   University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
Doctor of Medicine

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING
1985-1986  Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
School of Medicine, Miami Florida:
Internship, General Surgery

1986-1988 Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
School of Medicine, Miami, Florida:
Junior Resident, Neurological Surgery

1988-1991 Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
School of Medicine, Miami, Florida:
Senior Resident, Neurological Surgery

1990-1991 The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami
School of Medicine, Miami, Florida:
Research Fellow

1991-1992 Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
School of Medicine, Miami  Florida:
Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery

1992-1993 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellow Pediatric Neurological Surgery

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
1993–Present  Active Medical Staff – Pitt County Memorial Hospital,
   Greenville, North Carolina

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
1992-1993 Clinical Instructor – University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1993-2000 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery – East Carolina 
School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

2000-Present  Clinical Associate Clinical Professor – East Carolina
   School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

HOSPITAL COMMITTEES
1994-1997 Chairman, Medical Ethics Committee – Pitt County Memorial
Hospital, Greenville, North Carolina.

1195-Present  Bio-Ethics Steering Committee – East Carolina School of
Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

LICENSURE
Florida State Medical License  ME
Pennsylvania State Medical License  MD
North Carolina State Medical License 

Board Certification
Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat, American Board of Neurological Surgeons

HONORS
1979 Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honor Society

MEMBERSHIPS
 Acoustic Neuroma Society
 American Association of Neurological Surgeons
 American Medical Association
 Congress of Neurological Surgeons
 Date County Medical Association
 Florida Medical Association
 Hydrocephalus Association
 Society for Physicians Students
 Southern Medical Association
 North Carolina Medical Society
 North Carolina Neurosurgical Society
 American College of Surgeons (Fellow)

PUBLICATIONS
Page LK, Tucci KA, Montalvo B, Post J:  Isolated Fourth Ventricle
Hydrocephalus:  Clinical Experience with 17 Cases.  In:  Marlin A. (ed), Concepts
of Pediatric Neurosurgery, vol. 9, 1989.

Tucci, KA, Landy HJ, Green BA, Eismont FJ:  Trauma and Paraplegia:  In Eisen
A, Critchly EMR (eds), Diseases of the Spinal Cord, Chapter 24, p 409-427
Springer-Verlag Publi., London, 1992.

Landy HJ, Tucci KA:  Closed Head Trauma.  In Wiener W (ed), Emergent and
Urgent Neurology, JB Lippincott Publi., Philadelphia, 1992.

Landy HJ, Tucci KA:  Nonpenetrating Spinal Cord Injuries.  I Wiener W (ed),
Emergent and Urgent Neurology,  JB Lippincott, Publ., Philadelphia, 1992.

Tucci KA, PAGE:  LK:  Pediatric Head Injury.  In Greenberg J (ed), Handbook of
Head and Spine Trauma, Marcel-Dekker Publ., 1993.

Bethea S., Tucci KA:  Intrauterine Repair of Myelomeningocele:  Current
Surgery. Vol. 57 – Number 5 Sept/Oct 2000.  pp. 406-414.

Carter A., Price D/. Tucci KA, Lewis, G., Choroid Plexus Carcinoma Presenting
as an Intraparenchymal Mass:  Journal of Neurosurgery/Vol. 95.  December 2001,
pp 1040-1044.

 Goettler C., Tucci K., Decreasing the Morbidity of Decompressive Craniectomy: 
Journal of Trauma/Vol. 62 – Number 3 March 2007.

PRESENTATIONS
 Isolated Fourth Ventricle Hydrocephalus:  Clinical Experience with 17 Patients. 
American Association of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, Peter Island, Virginia Islands,
Feb., 1988.

Review of Pediatric Nervous System.  Neurosurgery Review Course, South Florida Chapter of American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, Miami Florida, Sept., 1988.

  Neurological Examination of the Pediatric Patient, South Florida Chapter of
 American Association of Neuroscience Nurses,  Key West, Florida, Oct., 1989.

 Head Injury in Pediatric Patients.  South Florida Chapter of the American
Association of Neuroscience Nurses.  Miami, Florida, Oct., 1989

Review of Pediatric Nervous System.  Neurosurgery Review Course, South
Florida Chapter of American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. Nov., 1989.

An Algorithm for the Determination of Inflicted Head Injury in Young Children: 
Correlating with Child Abuse Team Evaluation.  Tucci, KA, Duhaime AC,
Siedel T, Christian C.  Poster Presentation – A.A.N.S. Annual Meeting April 24-
29. 1003. Boston, MA.

SPECIAL COURSES
 Advanced Spinal Instrumentation:  The Isola System. L March 7, 1992. Sheraton
Bar Harbour, Miami, Florida.  Course credit hours.  A.M.A. Cat. 1-6 hours.

Gamma Knife Training Certification.  February 20-24, 2006.  Cleveland Clinic.