Heather Pinckard-Dover, MD

Assistant Professor

Departments

Clinical Interests

Hospital Privileges

Biography

Dr. Pinckard-Dover specializes in deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation and cranial nerve stimulation.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Arkansas (Little Rock, Ark.)
  • Residency: University of Arkansas - Neurological Surgery (Little Rock, Ark.)
  • Fellowship: University of Florida - Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Gainesville, Fla.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, Social Media Assistant Coordinator International Neuromodulation Society
  • Member, North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Pain & Neurosciences
  • Member, Women in Neurosurgery

Marshall Neuroscience

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Lower Level
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-691-1787
Toll-Free Phone: 877-691-1600

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Pinckard-Dover H, Ward H, Foote KD. 2021. The Decline of Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Following FDA Humanitarian Device Exemption Approval. Front Surg. 2021 3 30;8:642503.
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Sobash PT, Vedala K, Alfano D, Pinckard-Dover H, Muesse JL, Desikan R. 2021. A rare case of chordoma presenting as a Pancoast tumor. Rare Tumors. 2021 7 20;13:20363613211029493.
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Pinckard-Dover H, Al-Hindi H, Goode G, Scott H, Petersen E. 2021. Influence of stereotactic imaging on operative time in deep brain stimulation. Surg Neurol Int. 2021 3 27;12:82.
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Pinckard-Dover H, Palmer A, Petersen EA. 2020. A Review of Neuromodulation for Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in Pediatric Patients and Novel Use of Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation in an Adolescent Patient With 30-Month Follow-Up. Neuromodulation. 2020 8 29;24(4):634-638.
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Pinckard-Dover H, Paullus P, Dahl R, Petersen EA. 2020. Could DBS Lead Impendance Trends Provide Objective Data on Cyst Resolution Pinckard-Dover H, Paullus P, Dahl R, Petersen E. Could DBS Lead Impendance Trends Provide Objective Data on Cyst Resolution. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2020;23: e286.

Pinckard-Dover H, Paullus P, Petersen EA. 2020. Stim Salvage: Case Series Reporting on Effectiveness of SCS Salvage Pinckard-Dover H, Paullus P, Petersen E. Stim Salvage: Case Series Reporting on Effectiveness of SCS Salvage. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2020;23: e164.

Pinckard-Dover H, Al-Hindi H, Goode G, Scott H, Petersen EA. 2020. Influence of Stereotactic Imaging on Operative Time in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Pinckard-Dover H, Al-Hindi H, Goode G, Scott H, Petersen E. Influence of Stereotactic Imaging on Operative Time in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2020;23: e57.

Pinckard-Dover H, Bradley K, Petersen EA. 2019. Asymmetric Response to High-frequency 10kHz Spinal Cord Stimulation and Discussion of Potential Mechanisms Pinckard-Dover H, Bradley K, Petersen E. Asymmetric Response to High-frequency 10kHz Spinal Cord Stimulation and Discussion of Potential Mechanisms. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2019;22: e407

Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen EA. 2019. Frameless Robot-assisted GPi Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen E. Frameless Robot-assisted GPi Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2019;22: e146.

Pinckard-Dover H, Stephens M, Petersen EA. 2019. Effective Treatment of Refractory Linezolid-Induced Polyneuropathy with Spinal Cord Stimulation Pinckard-Dover H, Stephens M, Petersen E. Effective Treatment of Refractory Linezolid-Induced Polyneuropathy with Spinal Cord Stimulation. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2019;22: e405.

Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen EA. 2019. Target Matters: Retrospective Vector Error Analysis of 258 Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes at Single Institution Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen E. Target Matters: Retrospective Vector Error Analysis of 258 Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes at Single Institution. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2019;22: e147.

Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen EA. 2019. Utility of Awake Deep Brain Stimulation When Targeting Globus Pallidus Internus Pinckard-Dover H, Petersen E. Utility of Awake Deep Brain Stimulation When Targeting Globus Pallidus Internus. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2019;22: e148.

Elwy R, Pinckard-Dover H, McCarthy R, Cai R. 2019. Circumferential Dural Reconstruction after Excision of Recurrent Intra-dural Extramedullary Spinal Meningioma Elwy R, Pinckard-Dover H, McCarthy R, Cai R. Circumferential Dural Reconstruction after Excision of Recurrent Intra-dural Extramedullary Spinal Meningioma. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery 2019;15: 22-26.

Phillips BC, Pinckard H, Pownall A, Ocal E. 2014. Spinal cord avulsion in the pediatric population: case study and review. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 5 20;29(10):1111-3.
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