Our Faculty and Staff

Name & TitleSpecial Interests
Brian L Hoh MDBrian L. Hoh, MD, FACS, FAHA, FAANS
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Chair of Neurosurgery

Aneurysms

AVMs
Cerebrovascular Disease
Stroke
Moyamoya Disease
Jason Blatt MDJason E. Blatt, MD
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Kelly Foote MDKelly D. Foote, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation
Brain Tumor Surgery
Radiosurgery
W. Christopher Fox, MD
Neurosurgeon
Associate Professor
Endovascular Fellowship Program Director
Residency Program Associate Director
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
Stroke
Complex Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
William Friedman MDWilliam A. Friedman, MD
Professor and Chairman Emeritus
Neuro-oncology
Brain Tumor Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Radiosurgery
Ashley P. Ghiaseddin, MD
Neuro-Oncologist
Assistant Professor
Glioblastoma
Lymphoma
Quality Assurance
Lance Governale MDLance Governale, MD
Neurosurgeon
Associate Professor
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Dr. Sridharan GururanganSridharan Gururangan, FRCP (Edin.)
Neuro-Oncologist
Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-cutaneous syndromes including neurofibromatosis type I and II, and tuberous sclerosis
Genetic disorders leading to brain tumors
Justin Hilliard MDJustin Hilliard, MD
Neurosurgeon
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Deep Brain Stimulation
Daniel Hoh, MDDaniel Hoh, MD
Neurosurgeon
Associate Professor

Minimally Invasive
and Complex Spine Surgery
Spinal Cord Regeneration
Neurologic Rehabilitation
Patrick Jacob MDR. Patrick Jacob, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Complex Spine Surgery - including all types of spinal instrumentation
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Gregory Murad MDGregory J.A. Murad, MD
Neurosurgeon
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor
General Adult Neurosurgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery
Adam Polifka, MDAdam Polifka, MD
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cerbrovascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
AVM
Spinal Trauma
Stroke
Complex Spine Surgery
Maryam Rhaman MDMaryam Rahman, MD, MS
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Gliomas
Brain and Skull Base Tumors
Brain Tumor Surgery
Steven Roper MDSteven N. Roper, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor

Epilepsy Surgery

Surgery for Pituitary Tumors
Epilepsy Research
Brian Sindelar, MDBrian Sindelar, MD
Neurosurgeon
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Neuro-Oncology
Brain Tumor Surgery
Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Trauma – Cranial and Spine
David Tran MDDavid D. Tran, MD, PhD
Neuro-Oncologist
Assistant Professor
Neuro-Oncology
Brain Metastasis
Cancer Genomics