Patricia Aronin, MD
Specially For Children
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Dr. Aronin has joined the DCMC Neurosurgery Center after serving the Austin community for many years in private practice. Prior to establishing her private practice, she was Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama. She was appointed Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama Medical School and at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Aronin completed her medical training, residency and a Fellowship in Neuropathology at the University of North Carolina, and Fellowships in Neuro-oncology at the Children’s Medical Center in Cincinnati, and in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery (ABPNS). She received her re-certification from the ABPNS in June 2007.
As part of the national research program, Children's Oncology Group, she was the Neurosurgical Coordinator for the protocols for the treatment of low risk medullablastoma and the treatment of malignant brain tumors in infancy. She has been published in scientific journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Concepts in Pediatric Neurosurgery. She has given lectures for several organizations including the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurosurgery and the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons.