Previous Years Visiting Professor Series Schedule

The Department of Neurological Surgery Visiting Professor Lecture Series features prominent figures in the neurological surgery field providing talks in their specialty. Guest speakers also typically participate in the usual department conferences. Guests typically lecture on Thursday evenings on their research interests, and participate in a dinner with residents, and on Friday morning guests lecture on their clinical areas of interest.


2012-2013 Academic Year

September 27-28, 2012 Robert Harbaugh, MD
Penn State University
November 1-2, 2012 Philip Starr, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
November 29-30, 2012 Dan Resnick, MD
University of Wisconsin
March 21-22, 2013 Nelson Oyesiku, MD, PhD
Emory University
April 18-19, 2013 Fredric Meyer, MD
Mayo Clinic

2011-2012 Academic Year

August 16, 2011 Peter Carmel, MD
January 28, 2012 Michael L. Apuzzo, MD
January 28, 2012 Peter M. Black, MD
February 17-18, 2012 Karin Muraszko, MD, FACS
May 24-25, 2012 Edward Benzel, MD
May 26-27, 2012 Chris Shaffrey, MD

2010-2011 Academic Year

Aug 26-27, 2010 Christopher Ogilvy, MD
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Sep 16-17, 2010 Michael Scott, MD
Harvard University, Children’s Hospital
Nov 4-5, 2010 Kim Burchiel, MD, FACS
Oregon Health & Science University
Jan 20-21, 2010 Jeffrey Ojemann, MD
University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital

2009-2010 Academic Year

Oct 1-2, 2009 Daniel Barrow, MD
Emory University
“ICG Videoangiography as an Adjunct to Neurovascular Surgery” and “Surgical Management of Intracarotid Aneurysms in the Endovascular Era”
Dec 17-18, 2009 Mitchel S. Berger, MD
University of California, San Francisco
“Understanding Language Localization & Connectivity Based on Human Mapping Studies” and
“Optimizing Outcomes for Patients with Gliomas: A Personal Journey”
Jan 28-29, 2010 Darrell D. Bigner, MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Jan 30, 2010 J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD
University of Maryland
Feb 25-26, 2010 Kim Burchiel, MD, FACS
Oregon Health & Science University
Apr 22-23, 2010 Ziya Gokaslan, MD
Johns Hopkins
May 20-21, 2010 P. David Adelson, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

2008-2009 Academic Year

Sep 29, 2008 Joseph Cauthen, MD
North Florida Neurosurgery, LLC
“Lumbar Disc Herniation: An Old Problem with a New Solution”
Oct 16-17, 2008 Russell Lonser, MD
National Institute of Health
“Convection-Enhanced Delivery to the Central Nervous System” and “Neurologic Manifestations of vonHippel-Lindau Disease”
Jan 22-23, 2009 Edward R. Laws, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
“Surgical Management of Craniopharyngioma” and “The Evolution of Current Approaches for the Management of Pituitary Adenomas”
Feb 26, 2009 Richard Fessler, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
“MISS vs OPEN surgery: What is the evidence?”
Mar 19-20, 2009 David Roberts, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
“Surgical Management of Frontal Lobe Epilepsy”  and  “Flourescence-Guided Tumor Resection”
Apr 15, 2009 E. Sander Connolly, Jr, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
“Cognitive Injury Following Carotid Revascularization”
May 21-22, 2009 Anthony L. Asher, MD, FACS
2008 President, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
“A Community Surgeon’s Perspective on Brain Tumor Research and Therapy” and “Addressing Deficiencies in American Healthcare Education: A Call For Informed Instructional Design”