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Elizabeth C. Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD

Job Title Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5090 Phone
412-692-5921 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1997 Vanderbilt University (MD and PhD)


2004 University of Pittsburgh


2005 University of Alabama, Children's Hospital of Alabama


  • Resident Member, Women in Neurosurgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Medical Association


  • 2003 CNS Margot Anderson Foundation Fellowship in Brain Restoration Research
  • 2003 Residency Leadership Program, BrainLAB, Heimstetten, Germany
  • 2000 Service Stars, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh


  • Bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for dopa-responsive dystonia in a 6-year-old child. Tormenti MJ, Tomycz ND, Coffman KA, Kondziolka D, Tyler-Kabara EC. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jun;7(6):650-3.
  • Relationship of intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure with outcome in young children after severe traumatic brain injury. Mehta A, Kochanek PM, Tyler-Kabara E, Adelson PD, Wisniewski SR, Berger RP, Sidoni MD, Bell RL, Clark RS, Bell MJ. Dev Neurosci. 2010;32(5-6):413-9. Epub 2010 Sep 15.
  • Prevalence of tethered spinal cord in infants with VACTERL. O'Neill BR, Yu AK, Tyler-Kabara EC. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Aug;6(2):177-82.

Biography Summary

Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD, recently joined Children's Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery. She has a collaborative program at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, where her research has included using adult-derived stem cells for potential treatments for demyelinating diseases and brain tumors.

Last Update
December 29, 2014
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Last Update
December 29, 2014