Michael Punsoni, MD

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor

Neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system tumors

Education and Training:
BA, Vassar College (Biology) , 2002
MD, St. George’s University School of Medicine, 2008
Intern, Internal Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, 2009
Resident, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Winthrop University Hospital, 2014
Fellowship,  Neuropathology Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2016
Elective Rotation, Neuropathology Johns Hopkins University, 2015
Elective Rotation, Opthalmic Pathology Tufts University, 2016
Board Certified, Anatomic Pathology, 2015
Board Certified, Clinical Pathology, 2015

Teaching Activities
Assistant Instructor, BIOL 3652 Integrated Medical Sciences – Brain Sciences
Assistant Instructor,Gross Neuropathology Lab Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Ripp K, Orellana V, Dugdale C, Punsoni M, Doberstein CE, Beckwith CG. The Masquerading Cyst: Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis Presenting as Acute Meningitis. The American journal of medicine. 2016 March;129:e1-e3.

Punsoni, M, Donahue JE, Elinzano HD, et al. Updates in Molecular Pathology of Central Nervous System Gliomas in Adults. Rhode Island medical journal. 2015 November; 98 (11): 17-9.

Julian J, Punsoni M, Donahue J, Stopa E, Klinge PM. Surgical treatment results and pathological features in pediatric occult tight filum syndrome. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. 2015 September;12: P21.

Walker A, Torabi R, Punsoni M, Stopa E, Doberstein C. De novo adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma presenting anew in an elderly patient with previous normal CT and MRI studies: A case report and implications on pathogenesis. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery. 2015 September; 2(3): 149-151.

Punsoni M, Drexler S, Palaia T, Stevenson M, Stecker MM. Acute anoxic changes in peripheral nerve: anatomic and physiologic correlations. Brain and Behavior. 2015 July; 5(7): e00347, doi: 10.1002/brb3.347.

For a detailed list of publications, click here.