Other Awards & Recognition
Doctor of Excellence – by the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, Midwest Dystonia Symposium, July, 2004 – Nominated by the Sarasota Area Dystonia Support Group.[threecol_one_last]
Areas Of Clinical Expertise
▪ Parkinson’s Disease ▪ Headache Disorders ▪ Stroke/TIA Treatment & Prevention
▪ Dystonia/Botox ▪ Neck & Back Pain ▪ Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
▪American Academy of Neurology ▪ Dystonia Medical Research Foundation ▪ American Association for the Study of Headaches ▪ American Osteopathic Association ▪ National Spasmodic Torticollis Association ▪ American Osteopathic College of eurology
▪National Parkinson Foundation & Psychiatry ▪ American College of Research Professionals ▪ Florida Society of Neurology
▪American College of Psychiatry & Neurology ▪ Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
Awards And Honors
PROFESSIONAL: Dystonia Doctor of Excellence, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, 2004
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Atlas Club President, 1981-1982, (Outstanding Senior Atlas Club Member)
POST GRADUATE: Sydney M. Kanev Memorial Award for Kassicieh, V. Daniel, D. O., Chakeres,
Donald, M.D., Lee, Jeffrey, M.S.: “Axial Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Internal Structure of
the Brain Stem with Anatomic and Pathologic Correlation” presented at National AOA Convention,
Orlando, Florida, 10/6/87
COLLEGE: Ohio University Honors Tutorial College, Dean’s Merit Scholarship
Publications And Presentations
Original Articles Resulting from Clinical Trials
1. Katz, Nathaniel P., et al, Lidoderm Patch Study Group: Lidocaine Patch 5% Reduces Pain Intensity and Inter-ference with Quality of Life in Patients with Postherpetic Neuralgia, Amer Acad Pain Med 2002; 3,4: 324-332.
2. Brashear A, Gordon MF, Elovic E, Kassicieh VD, Marciniak C, Do M, Lee C-H, Jenkins S, Turkel C (on behalf of the Botox Post-Stroke Spasticity Study Group including Kassicieh D, Ruffing KW and Halbert MR): Intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin for the treatment of rist and finger spasticity after a stroke. N Engl J Med 2002; 347: 395 – 400.
3. Tariot PN, Solomon PR, Morris JC, Pershaw P, Lilienfeld S, Ding C (on behalf of the GAL-USA-10 Study Group including Probst TG, Kaplan PR, Kassicieh D, Gallo BV, Ruffing KW, Grindal AB and Halbert MR): A 5-month randomized, placebo-controlled trial of galantamine in Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurology 2000; 54:2269-2276.
4. Diener HC, Cortens M, Ford G, Grotta J, Hacke W, Kaste M, Koudstaal PJ, Wessel T (on behalf of the LUB-INT-13 Study Investigators including Grindal AB, Kassicieh D, Probst TG and Halbert MR): Lubeluzole in Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment: A Double-Blind, Study with an 8-hour Inclusion Window Comparing a 10 mg Daily Dose of Lubeluzole with Placebo. Stroke 2000; 31:2543-2551.
5. Morris DL, Rosamond W, Madden K, Schultz C, Hamilton S T (on behalf of the Genentech GSPS Study Investigators including Grindal AB, Kassicieh D, Probst TG and Halbert MR): Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Delays After Acute Ischemic Stroke. The Genentech Stroke Presentation Survey. Stroke 2000; 31:2585-2590.
6. Clark, WM, Wechsler, LR, Sabounjian, LA (on behalf of the Citicoline Stroke Study Group including Kassicieh, D.): A Phase III Randomized Efficacy Trial of 2000 mg Citicoline in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients. Neurology 2001;57:1595-1602.
7. Clark WM, Wissman S, Albers GW, Jhamandas JH, Madden KP, Hamilton S et al (on behalf of the ATLANTIS Study Investigators including Grindal AB, Kassicieh D, Probst TG and Halbert MR): Recombinant Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase ) for Ischemic Stroke 3 to 5 Hours After Symptom Onset. The ATLANTIS Study: A randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 1999; 282: 2019-2026.
8. Aurora, SK, Gawel, MG, Brandes, JL et al for the BOTOX North American Episodic Migraine Study Group including Kassicieh, D: Botulinum toxin Type A Prophylactic Treatment of Episodic Migraine: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Exploratory Study. Headache 2007; 47: 486-499.
9. Kassicieh D., Drake ME Jr, Shuttleworth EC, Rammohan KW: Conduction Aphasia Following Metrizamide Myelography. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1988 Mar; 88(3):384-6
10. M. F. Gordon, MD, A. Brashear, MD, E. Elovic, MD, D. Kassicieh, DO, C. Marciniak, MD, J. Liu, PhD and C. Turkel, PharmD for the BOTOX Poststroke Spasticity Study Group:Repeated dosing of botulinum toxin type A for upper limb spasticity following stroke. Neurology 2004;63:1971-1973
11. Sacco RL, DeRosa, JT, Haley, CH et al (for the GAIN Americas Investigators including Kassicieh, D) Glycine Antagonist in Neuroprotection for Patients With Acute Stroke GAIN Americas: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2001;285:1719-1728.
12. Silberstein, SD, Gobel, H, Jensen, H et al (on behalf of the Botox CTTH Study Group Investigators including Kassicieh D): Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Prophylactic Treatment of Chronic Tension Type Headache: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study. Cephalgia 2006; 26:790-900.
13. Sheena K. Aurora, MD,* Marek Gawel, MB, BCh, FRCPC,† Jan Lewis Brandes, MD,‡ Suriani Pokta, PhD,§ Amanda M. VanDenburgh, PhD,§ for the BOTOX North American Episodic Migraine Study Group (including Kassicieh D); Botulinum Toxin Type A Prophylactic Treatment of Episodic Migraine: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Exploratory Study. Headache 2007; 47: 486-499.
14. LeWitt, P, Lyons, K, Pahwa, R et. al. (on behalf of the SP 650 Study Group including Kassicieh, D): Advanced Parkinson Disease Treated with Rotigotine Transdermal System – PREFER Study. Neurology 2007; 68:1262-1267.
15. Eric J. Topol, MD; Donald Easton, MD; Robert A. Harrington, MD; et. al. on Behalf of the Blockade of the Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Receptor to Avoid Vascular Occlusion (BRAVO) Trial Investigators: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, International Trial of the Oral IIb/IIIa Antagonist Lotrafiban in Coronary and Cerebrovascular Disease. Circulation. 2003;108:399-406