Arvin Wali

Title(s)Resident Physician, Neurological Surgery
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
Emailawali@ucsd.edu
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    UC San DiegoResidency06/2025Neurological Surgery
    UC San DiegoInternship06/2019Neurological Surgery
    UC San Diego, School of MedicineMD06/2018Medicine
    UC San Diego, Altman Clinical and Translational Research InstituteMAS06/2017Clinical Research
    National Institutes of HealthTL1 Pre-Doctoral Grant06/2017Clinical Research
    UC San Diego, Revelle CollegeBA06/2013Economics

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    Under the guidance of Dr. Alexander Khalessi and Dr. Bob Carter, Dr. Arvin Wali started his residency in neurological surgery at the University of California, San Diego in 2018. He is a graduate of the UC San Diego bachelors/MD Medical Scholars Program, in which he earned his BA in Economics, Summa Cum Laude and in medical school served as class president and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honors Society. Prior to receiving his medical degree, Dr. Arvin Wali was selected for the National Institutes of Health, TL1 predoctoral grant, to pursue a Masters in Clinical Research with the Department of Neurosurgery.

    Dr. Arvin Wali publishes clinical research in the domains of health economics, big data analytics, and health disparities. His clinical interests include the fields of cerebrovascular/endovascular, trauma, skull base, spine/peripheral nerve and functional neurosurgery.

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    1. First-in-Human Clinical Experience Using High-Definition Exoscope with Intraoperative Indocyanine Green for Clip Reconstruction of Unruptured Large Pediatric Aneurysm. World Neurosurg. 2021 07; 151:52. Wali AR, Kang KM, Rennert R, Santiago-Dieppa D, Khalessi AA, Levy M. PMID: 33872836.
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    2. Site of Occlusion May Influence Decision to Perform Thrombectomy Under General Anesthesia or Conscious Sedation. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2021 Apr 01; 33(2):147-153. Steinberg JA, Somal J, Brandel MG, Kang KM, Wali AR, Rennert RC, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Olson SE, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 31567854.
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    3. Surgical revascularization for Moyamoya disease in the United States: A cost-effectiveness analysis. J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2021 Mar; 23(1):6-15. Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Srinivas S, Brandel MG, Steinberg JA, Rennert RC, Mandeville R, Murphy JD, Olson S, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 33540961.
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    4. Evidence-Based Recommendations for Seizure Prophylaxis in Patients with Brain Metastases Undergoing Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2021; 128:51-55. Wali AR, Rennert RC, Wang SG, Chen CC. PMID: 34191061.
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    5. Impact of COVID-19 on a Neurosurgical Service: Lessons from the University of California San Diego. World Neurosurg. 2021 04; 148:e172-e181. Wali AR, Ryba BE, Kang K, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg J, Diaz-Aguilar LD, Stone LE, Brandel MG, Longhurst CA, Taylor W, Khalessi AA. PMID: 33385598.
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    6. Prone Transpsoas Technique for Simultaneous Single-Position Access to the Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Spine. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 12 15; 20(1):E5-E12. Pimenta L, Taylor WR, Stone LE, Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR. PMID: 33094333.
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    7. Management of Giant Sacral Pseudomeningocele in Revision Spine Surgery. Int J Spine Surg. 2020 Oct; 14(5):778-784. Al Jammal OM, Wali AR, Lewis CS, Zaldana MV, Suliman AS, Pham MH. PMID: 33097586.
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    8. Antiplatelet therapy within 24 hours of tPA: lessons learned from patients requiring combined thrombectomy and stenting for acute ischemic stroke. J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2020 Mar; 22(1):1-7. Brandel MG, Elsawaf Y, Rennert RC, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Wali AR, Olson SE, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 32596137.
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    9. The Potential Impact of "Take the Volume Pledge" on Outcomes After Carotid Artery Stenting. Neurosurgery. 2020 02 01; 86(2):241-249. Lopez Ramos C, Brandel MG, Rennert RC, Hirshman BR, Wali AR, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Flagg M, Olson SE, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 30873551.
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    10. Decompression Surgery versus Interspinous Devices for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Asian Spine J. 2020 Aug; 14(4):526-542. Tram J, Srinivas S, Wali AR, Lewis CS, Pham MH. PMID: 31906617.
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    11. National Trends in the Surgical Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Dec 01; 44(23):E1369-E1378. Al Jammal OM, Delavar A, Maguire KR, Hirshman BR, Wali AR, Kazzaz M, Pham MH. PMID: 31343618.
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    12. Trends in Spine Surgery Training During Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: A 10-Year Analysis of ACGME Case Log Data. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Nov 20; 101(22):e122. Pham MH, Jakoi AM, Wali AR, Lenke LG. PMID: 31764374.
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    13. Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infection or Pneumonia After Admission for Traumatic Subdural Hematoma at a Level I Trauma Center: Large Single-Institution Series. World Neurosurg. 2020 Feb; 134:e754-e760. Pham TB, Srinivas S, Martin JR, Brandel MG, Wali AR, Rennert RC, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Costantini TW, Khalessi AA. PMID: 31712113.
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    14. Trends in Spine Surgery Training During Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: A 10-Year Analysis of ACGME Case Log Data. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Sep 20. Pham MH, Jakoi AM, Wali AR, Lenke LG. PMID: 31567690.
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    15. The impact of rural residence on adult brain cancer survival in the United States. J Neurooncol. 2019 Sep; 144(3):535-543. Delavar A, Al Jammal OM, Maguire KR, Wali AR, Pham MH. PMID: 31385185.
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    16. Role of pregnancy and female sex steroids on aneurysm formation, growth, and rupture: a systematic review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 07 01; 47(1):E8. Desai M, Wali AR, Birk HS, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Khalessi AA. PMID: 31261131.
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    17. Epidemiology, Natural History, and Clinical Presentation of Large Vessel Ischemic Stroke. Neurosurgery. 2019 07 01; 85(suppl_1):S4-S8. Rennert RC, Wali AR, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Olson SE, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 31197329.
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    18. Neurosurgical Management of a Thoracic Dorsal Arachnoid Web: Case Illustration. Cureus. 2019 Jun 19; 11(6):e4945. Wali AR, Birk HS, Martin J, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Ciacci J. PMID: 31453019.
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    19. Cost-effectiveness of neuromuscular ultrasound in focal neuropathies. Neurology. 2019 06 04; 92(23):e2674-e2678. Mandeville R, Wali A, Park C, Groessl E, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. PMID: 31053668.
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    20. Cost-effectiveness of Intraoperative MRI for Treatment of High-Grade Gliomas. Radiology. 2019 06; 291(3):689-697. Abraham P, Sarkar R, Brandel MG, Wali AR, Rennert RC, Lopez Ramos C, Padwal J, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Cheung V, Pannell JS, Murphy JD, Khalessi AA. PMID: 30912721.
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    21. Efficacy of riluzole in the treatment of spinal cord injury: a systematic review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 03 01; 46(3):E6. Srinivas S, Wali AR, Pham MH. PMID: 30835675.
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    22. The effect of hospital safety-net burden on outcomes, cost, and reportable quality metrics after emergent clipping and coiling of ruptured cerebral aneurysms. J Neurosurg. 2019 Feb 22; 132(3):788-796. Lopez Ramos C, Rennert RC, Brandel MG, Abraham P, Hirshman BR, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Wali AR, Porras K, Almosa Y, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 30797220.
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    23. The impact of traveling distance and hospital volume on post-surgical outcomes for patients with glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2019 Jan; 141(1):159-166. Lopez Ramos C, Brandel MG, Steinberg JA, Wali AR, Rennert RC, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Sarkar RR, Pannell JS, Murphy JD, Khalessi AA. PMID: 30460629.
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    24. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism After Admission for Traumatic Subdural Hematoma at Level I Trauma Center: Large Single-Institution Series. World Neurosurg. 2019 02; 122:e619-e626. Rennert RC, Martin JR, Brandel MG, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Wali AR, Costantini TW, Khalessi AA. PMID: 31108078.
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    25. Clinical Risk Factors and Postoperative Complications Associated with Unplanned Hospital Readmissions After Cranial Neurosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Nov; 119:e294-e300. Lopez Ramos C, Brandel MG, Rennert RC, Wali AR, Steinberg JA, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Burton BN, Pannell JS, Olson SE, Khalessi AA. PMID: 30053566.
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    26. Markov modeling for the neurosurgeon: a review of the literature and an introduction to cost-effectiveness research. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 05; 44(5):E20. Wali AR, Brandel MG, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Rennert RC, Steinberg JA, Hirshman BR, Murphy JD, Khalessi AA. PMID: 29712528.
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    27. Management of glioblastoma at safety-net hospitals. J Neurooncol. 2018 Sep; 139(2):389-397. Brandel MG, Rennert RC, Lopez Ramos C, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg JA, Sarkar RR, Wali AR, Pannell JS, Murphy JD, Khalessi AA. PMID: 29691776.
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    28. Impact of preoperative endovascular embolization on immediate meningioma resection outcomes. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 04; 44(4):E6. Brandel MG, Rennert RC, Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg JA, Lopez Ramos C, Abraham P, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 29606044.
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    29. Improving Door to Groin Puncture Time for Mechanical Thrombectomy via Iterative Quality Protocol Interventions. Cureus. 2018 Mar 10; 10(3):e2300. Cheung VJ, Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Rennert RC, Brandel MG, Steinberg JA, Hirshman BR, Porras K, Abraham P, Jurf J, Botts E, Olson S, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 29755897.
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    30. Balloon Bridge: Novel Technique for Reaccessing Carotid Artery Stent. World Neurosurg. 2018 May; 113:257-260. Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg JA, Brandel MG, Rennert RC, Cheung VJ, Wali AR, Olson SE, Khalessi AA, Pannell JS. PMID: 29482008.
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    31. Management of Through-and-Through Penetrating Skull Injury: A Railroad Spike That Transgressed the Anterior Skull Base. World Neurosurg. 2018 02; 110:65-70. Hoshide R, Steinberg J, Wali A, Ko A, Pannell JS, Chen CC. PMID: 29038084.
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    32. Spinal Shortening for Recurrent Tethered Cord Syndrome via a Lateral Retropleural Approach: A Novel Operative Technique. Cureus. 2017 Aug 31; 9(8):e1632. Steinberg JA, Wali AR, Martin J, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Gonda D, Taylor W. PMID: 29104840.
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    33. Prophylactic anticonvulsants in patients with primary glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2017 Nov; 135(2):229-235. Wali AR, Rennert RC, Wang SG, Chen CC. PMID: 28755321.
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    34. Unexpected intensive care transfer of admitted patients with severe sepsis. J Intensive Care. 2017; 5:43. Wardi G, Wali AR, Villar J, Tolia V, Tomaszewski C, Sloane C, Fedullo P, Beitler JR, Nolan M, Lasoff D, Sell RE. PMID: 28717513.
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    35. Nerve transfer versus muscle transfer to restore elbow flexion after pan-brachial plexus injury: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Jul; 43(1):E4. Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Brown JM, Mandeville R. PMID: 28669295.
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    36. Pipeline embolization device versus coiling for the treatment of large and giant unruptured intracranial aneurysms: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Jun; 42(6):E6. Wali AR, Park CC, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Vaida F, Murphy JD, Khalessi AA. PMID: 28565986.
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    37. Vertebroplasty for vertebral compression fractures: Placebo or effective? Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8:81. Wali AR, Martin JR, Rennert R, Resnick DK, Taylor W, Warnke P, Chen CC. PMID: 28607815.
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    38. Clarification of Eponymous Anatomical Terminology: Structures Named After Dr Geoffrey V. Osborne That Compress the Ulnar Nerve at the Elbow. Hand (N Y). 2017 May 01; 1558944717708030. Wali AR, Gabel B, Mitwalli M, Tubbs RS, Brown JM. PMID: 28503939.
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    39. Surgical Resection and Histopathological Analysis of a Thrombosed Giant Fusiform MCA Aneurysm After Initial Treatment with a Flow Diversion Construct. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jul; 103:348-354. Sack J, Cheung V, Amaro D, Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 28433850.
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    40. The circle of Willis predicts the antihypertensive effects of carotid artery stenting. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr; 42(4):E18. Santiago-Dieppa DR, Hirshman BR, Wali A, Scott Pannell J, Alam Y, Olson S, Cheung VJ, Steinberg JA, Gupta M, Khalessi AA. PMID: 28366069.
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    41. Vessel wall signal enhancement on 3-T MRI in acute stroke patients after stent retriever thrombectomy. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr; 42(4):E20. Abraham P, Scott Pannell J, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Cheung V, Steinberg J, Wali A, Gupta M, Rennert RC, Lee RR, Khalessi AA. PMID: 28366071.
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    42. Analyzing cost-effectiveness of ulnar and median nerve transfers to regain forearm flexion. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Mar; 42(3):E11. Wali AR, Park CC, Brown JM, Mandeville R. PMID: 28245686.
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    43. Low-profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Junior Device for the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms. Cureus. 2017 Feb 17; 9(2):e1037. Gupta M, Cheung VJ, Abraham P, Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Gabel BC, Almansouri A, Pannell JS, Khalessi AA. PMID: 28357169.
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    44. Simulator-Based Angiography and Endovascular Neurosurgery Curriculum: A Longitudinal Evaluation of Performance Following Simulator-Based Angiography Training. Cureus. 2016 Aug 29; 8(8):e756. Pannell JS, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Wali AR, Hirshman BR, Steinberg JA, Cheung VJ, Oveisi D, Hallstrom J, Khalessi AA. PMID: 27733961.
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    45. Hypoplastic Internal Carotid Artery Co-Presenting with Neurofibromatosis and Intracranial Masses. Cureus. 2016 Aug 26; 8(8):e750. Wali AR, Santiago-Dieppa DR, Steinberg JA, Alattar A, Cheung VJ, Modir R, Khalessi AA, Pannell JS. PMID: 27688987.
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    46. The Inter-Mammary Sticky Roll: A Novel Technique for Securing a Doppler Ultrasonic Probe to the Precordium for Venous Air Embolism Detection. Cureus. 2016 Aug 01; 8(8):e719. Santiago-Dieppa DR, Wali AR, Gabel BC, Khalessi AA, Sang U H, Drummond JC. PMID: 27625905.
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    47. Critical care medicine: insights from the American Thoracic Society 2016 Annual Meeting. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Jul; 8(Suppl 7):S530-2. Wali A, Wardi G, Crouch D. PMID: 27606084.
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    48. Mechanisms and implications of the link between sleep apnoea and chronic kidney disease. Respirology. 2016 May; 21(4):578-9. Hepokoski ML, Wali AR, Sarmiento KF. PMID: 27030604.
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