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Charles Munyon, MDcharles munyon, md


Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Director, Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery

Telephone: 215-707-7200

Email: charles.munyon@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Neurosurgery



Educational Background:


BA, Biology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2000


MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2007


Internship, General Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2008


Resident, Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2012


Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2013


Fellowship, Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2014


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Board Certifications:

  • Neurological Surgery (Board Eligible)

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Professional Affiliations:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

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clinicaL & Research Interests:

  • Neuromodulation for movement disorders and chronic pain
  • Surgical evaluation and treatment of medically intractable epilepsy
  • Neuroprosthetics
  • Brain/computer interface
  • Neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders

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Book Chapters:


Munyon CN, Miller JP. “Chapter 222: The Surgical Management of Pain.” In Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, 2nd Edition, edited by Michael Aminoff and Robert Daroff. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders (Elsevier), in press.

Munyon CN, Miller JP, “Trigeminal Neurostimulation For Neuropathic Facial Pain.” Pain: Surgical Management, 2nd Edition, edited by Kim Burchiel. New York, NY: Thieme Publishers, in press.

Munyon CN, Sweet JA, Miller JP. “Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment.” In MOC Peripheral Nerve Board Review, edited by Kimberly Harbaugh and Michel Kliot. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, in press.


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26493636. Fastenau PS, Bailey CM, Sweet JA, Munyon CN, Lüders HO, Miller JP, Reply: The challenges for research on deep brain stimulation and memory. Brain :()2015 Oct 22

26186027. Duan Y, Sweet J, Munyon C, Miller J, Degree of distal trigeminal nerve atrophy predicts outcome after microvascular decompression for Type 1a trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg :(1-7)2015 Jul 17

26106097. Miller JP, Sweet JA, Bailey CM, Munyon CN, Luders HO, Fastenau PS, Visual-spatial memory may be enhanced with theta burst deep brain stimulation of the fornix: a preliminary investigation with four cases. Brain 138:Pt 7(1833-42)2015 Jul

25970833. Munyon CN, Hart DJ, Vascular disease of the spine. Neurologist 19:5(121-7)2015 May

25599199. Munyon C, Sweet J, Luders H, Lhatoo S, Miller J, The 3-dimensional grid: a novel approach to stereoelectroencephalography. Neurosurgery 11 Suppl 2:(127-33; discussion 133-4)2015 Mar

25240657. Ostergard T, Munyon C, Miller JP, Motor cortex stimulation for chronic pain. Neurosurg Clin N Am 25:4(693-8)2014 Oct

25087862. Sweet JA, Eakin KC, Munyon CN, Miller JP, Improved learning and memory with theta-burst stimulation of the fornix in rat model of traumatic brain injury. Hippocampus 24:12(1592-600)2014 Dec

25086204. Munyon C, Eakin KC, Sweet JA, Miller JP, Decreased bursting and novel object-specific cell firing in the hippocampus after mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Res 1582:(220-6)2014 Sep 25

25012005. Manjila S, Miller BR, Goodman A, Bahuleyan B, Basha M, Munyon C, Cohen ML, Koubeissi M, Miller JP, Pharmacoresistant epilepsy in hypomelanosis of Ito: palliative surgical treatment with modified anatomic posterior quadrantic resection. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 123:(15-7)2014 Aug

24448181. Sweet JA, Walter BL, Munyon C, Miller JP, Multitract orthogonal microelectrode localization of the subthalamic nucleus: description of a novel technique. Neurosurgery 10 Suppl 2:(240-5; discussion 245)2014 Jun

24108242. Munyon CN, Koubeissi MZ, Syed TU, Lüders HO, Miller JP, Accuracy of frame-based stereotactic depth electrode implantation during craniotomy for subdural grid placement. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 91:6(399-403)2013

21990453. Munyon C, Chowdhry SA, Cohen ML, Bambakidis NC, Hsu DP, N-butyl 2-cyanoacrylate (n-BCA) embolization of a cerebellar hemangioblastoma. J Neurointerv Surg 3:4(386-9)2011 Dec 1

21318032. Bambakidis NC, Munyon C, Ko A, Selman WR, Megerian CA, A novel method of translabyrinthine cranioplasty using hydroxyapatite cement and titanium mesh: a technical report. Skull Base 20:3(157-61)2010 May


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