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Gary W Tye, MD, FAANS

Associate professor
35 Ratings
7 Comments
Specialties

Neurosurgery, Craniofacial care, Spasticity Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic

Board Certifications

Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Locations

Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Areas of interest

Brain tumors
Congenital spine issues
Epilepsy surgery
Neuroendoscopy
Tethered cord

Bio

Dr. Gary Tye re-joined in the VCU faculty in 2017. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery.

Dr. Tye was named a 'Top Doc' in the Coastal Virginia region from 2015 to 2017 and a Richmond 'Top Doc' from 2010 to 2015.

Education

Education Masters in physical therapy: Old Dominion University
Medical School VCU School of Medicine
Residency VCU Medical Center
Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Research interests

Brain tumors

Publications

Vega RA, Hidlay DT, Tye GW , Fuller CE, Rhodes JL: Intradiploic Dermoid Cyst of the Lateral Frontotemporal Skull: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Neurosurg, July 2014 (Epub ahead of print)

Vega, RA, Lyon C, Kierce JF, Tye GW, Ritter AM, Rhodes JL: Minimizing Transfusion Requirements for Children Undergoing Craniosynostosis Repair: 
The CHoR Protocol. JNS Peds, Aug 2014. 14(2):190-5.

Chadwick K, Moore J, Tye GW, Coelho DH: Management of Cochlear Implants and Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts, Cochlear Implants International, July 2014. 15(4): 185-90.

Watson JC, Tye GW, Ward JD: Delayed repair of myelomeningoceles. World Neurosurgery, Feb 2014; 81(2):428-30. Jan 8. Doi:pii S1878-8750 (13)0000701-5).

Vega R, Buscher MG, Gonalez M, Tye GW: Sonographic Localization of a Nonpalpable Shunt: Ultrasound-assisted ventricular shunt tap
Surgical Neurology International, Aug6;4:101 2013.

Conley A, Cho BE, Tye GW, Fuller CE, Rhodes JL: Giant Cell Reparative Granulom of the Pediatric Cranium: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Child Nervous System, March 2014, vol30, Issue 3, pp521-526.

Cho BH, Tye GW, Fuller CE, Rhodes JL: Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Pediatric Cranium: Case Report and Review of the Literature, Child Nervous System Dec 2013;29(12):2311-5, Epub ahead of print, June 2013

Unkel JH, Edwards JS, Piscitelli WP Tye GW: Dental surgery and anesthetic precautions of a patient with Down Syndrome and Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: a case report. Pediatric Dentistry, 2012;34(7):517-20)

Zang S, Ridder T, Tye GW, Rhodes, J: Threatened ventriculostomy shunt exposure – Augmenting native soft tissue coverage with Acellular Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm). J Neurosurg Pediatric, 2012 Oct 10 (4):324-6.

Seinfeld SA, Tye GW, Morton LD: Epilepsy Surgery in a Patient with Dandy-Walker Variant. Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 2012 (2) 125-128)

Ratings & reviews

35 Ratings
7 Comments

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December 2019
He was great but you could tell he was rushed or in a hurry.
November 2019
GREAT JOB! We cannot say enough positive things about Dr. Tye & Dr. [...] and their teams. They are and have been amorally kind, caring & patient with not just our daughter but us (her parents).
August 2019
Always Dr. Tyre responded to phone call listened and scheduled appointment was thorough and we trust him completely.
June 2019
We drive 2.5 hrs. one way for Dr. Tye!
January 2019
Very kind and patient. Explaining things so I thoroughly understood.
September 2018
Dr. Tye is amazing - glad to have him back at VCU.
February 2018
Dr. Tye is the best. [...]

Related videos

Keith and Evelyn's story l Craniosynostosis
Behind the scenes with Dr. Gary Tye l Dr. Tye Dye
Alexa's story l Overcoming a brain tumor - twice
  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurosurgery Pediatric Center for Craniofacial Care Pediatric Spasticity Clinic Pediatric Spina Bifid
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Board Certifications


Clinical Interests

  • Brain tumors
  • Congenital spine issues
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Tethered cord

Provider Videos

  • Keith and Evelyn's story l Craniosynostosis
  • Behind the scenes with Dr. Gary Tye l Dr. Tye Dye
  • Alexa's story l Overcoming a brain tumor - twice

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