500 W. Broadway, Suite 310
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-728-6520
Fax: 406-329-2799

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Montana Neuroscience Institute

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Chriss A. Mack, MD
500 West Broadway Suite 310
info@montananeurosurgery.com
(406) 728-6520 - Office
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CURRICULUM VITAE
CHRISS A. MACK, M.D.

Business Address
500 West Broadway, Ste 310
Missoula, MT 59802-4012
406-728-6520


EDUCATION

Premedical: 1978-1982 Oregon State University, B.S
Medical:      1984-1988 Texas A & M University Health Sciences Center



EXTERNSHIP
1987     Mayo Clinic
            Thoralf Sundt, M.D.
            Department of Neurological Surgery

1987     Duke University
            Robert Wilkins, M.D.
            Department of Neurological Surgery

1987     University of Florida
            Albert L. Rhoton, Jr., M.D.
            Department of Neurological Surgery

INTERNSHIP
1988-1989     Surgical-University of Florida
                    Health Sciences Center

RESIDENCY
University of Florida
Health Sciences Center

Neurological Surgery
Shands Hospital
Albert Rhoton, Jr., M.D., Chairman


COLLEGIATE
1980-1982     Biology Lab Instructor

1980             Department of Biology
                    Oregon State University
                    Oregon State Student Senate

1980-1981     Research Assistant
                    Department of Molecular Biology
                    Joseph Beatty, Ph.D.

                   
                    Rush Chairman
                    Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity


MEDICAL SCHOOL:
Research Assistant
Texas A & M Medical School
Department of Physiology

HOSPITAL                      
1990  Clinical Instructor Neuropathology 

1990, 1993  Clinical Instructor Neuroanatomy

1991  Course Instructor, Spinal Instrumentation Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
         
1992  Course Instructor, Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation, University of Florida Spine    Institute

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION

1999       Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery

1994          State of Montana

              Department of Professional Regulations
              Board of Medicine
              License to Practice Medicine # 7529

1988       State of Florida
              Department of Professional Regulations
              Board of Medicine
              License #ME 57704

1988       American Heart Association

              Advanced Cardiac Life Support

              Certification

1988       American College of Surgeons

              Advanced Trauma Life Support

              Certification

1990       Midas Rex Training Course

RESEARCH SUPPORT

Histological/Biochemical Study of Astrocytic Glutamate Transporters in Human Cortex and Gliomas including Glutamate Transport Expression in Glial Tumors and the Role and Expression of SHP-1 in Human Glial Tumors sub-studies; Sub-Investigator.


OsteoSet Pellets in the Spine; Principal Investigator


Cervical Spine Fusion: Study of Autograft, Sub-Investigator

PUBLICATIONS

Meininger GA, Mack CA, Fehr KL, Bohlen HG:  Myogenic Vasoregulation overrides local metabolic control in resting rats skeletal muscle.  Circulation Research, June 1987.


Jacob RP, Mack CA, Fessler RG:  Spine Transpedicular Screw


Fixation of the Thoracolumbar Spine. Neurosurgery Quarterly, In Press, 1993.