Peter K. Dempsey, MD, received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Tufts University. He then completed a neurosurgical residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. During his training, he also completed a six-month fellowship in stereotactic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been practicing in the Department of Neurosurgery at Lahey Clinic for 20 years. He is vice-chairman of the Neurosurgery Department as well as the co-director of the Brain Tumor Clinic. His interests in neurosurgery include treatment of patients with brain tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery as well as image-guided applications in the operating room. Dr. Dempsey is an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a member of a number of medical societies and organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Health Information Management Systems Society and past president of the New England Neurosurgical Society. Since 2006, he has served as physician leader of Lahey’s Clinical Informatics Committee, helping to develop an enterprise-wide clinical informatics system and electronic medical records for Lahey’s two acute-care medical centers and primary care practices.
A Prospective, Multi-center Trial of Novo TTF-100A together with Temozolomide compared to Temozolomide alone in patients with newly diagnosed GBM.
The EMP³OWER™ Study: Eon Mini™ Study - Product Options for Wellness, Effectiveness and Relief; a Multi-Centered Evaluation of Patients with Chronic Pain of the Trunk and/or Limbs Using Paddle Lead(s)
Peter Kevin Dempsey, M.D. Specialty: Neurosurgery Department of Neurosurgery Lahey Clinic Medical Center Burlington, MA 01805 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (781) 744-8698 Fax: (781) 744-5778
Undergraduate: Tufts University B.S. - 1982 Medford, MA (Biology) Tufts University School of Medicine M.D. - 1986 Boston, MA Internship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 7/86 - 6/87 Hanover, NH (Surgery) Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 7/87 - 6/92 Hanover, NH (Neurosurgery) Fellowship: Presbyterian University Hospital 7/90 - 12/90 University of Pittsburgh (Stereotactic Pittsburgh, PA Neurosurgery)
Lahey Clinic Medical Center 7/92 - Present Burlington, MA Emerson Hospital 6/03 - Present Concord, MA (Courtesy) AtlantiCare Medical Center 10/93 - 2/02 Lynn, MA Wing Memorial Hospital 6/95 – 10/97 Palmer, MA Southern New Hampshire 3/96 – 12/00 Regional Medical Center Nashua, NH (Consulting)
Assistant Clinical Professor 6/99 - Present Department of Neurosurgery Tufts University School of Medicine MEDICAL LICENSURE: Massachusetts #75450 Current Maine #018375 Current New Hampshire #9539 1993 - 2001 DEA NUMBER: Massachusetts Current New Hampshire 3/96 – 12/00 BOARD CERTIFICATION: National Board of Medical Examiners #320812 1987 American Board of Neurological Surgery #95105 1995 Fellow, American College of Surgeons 1997
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