Archive: Previous Years Visiting Professor Series Schedule

The Department of Neurological Surgery Visiting Professor Lecture Series features prominent figures in the field of neurological surgery providing talks in their specialty.

Guest speakers typically participate in the usual department conferences, lecture on Thursday evenings on their research interests, and participate in a dinner with residents. On Friday morning, guests lecture on their clinical areas of interest.

2016-2017 Academic Year

Lynda Jun-San Yang, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor Neurosurgery
University of Michigan
Jeffrey Tomlin, MD
Specialty Leader, Neurosurgery
Navy Medical Center San Diego,
Uniformed Services University of the Health,
Naval Medical Center San Diego
Michael Y. Wang, MD, FACS
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Miami

2015-2016 Academic Year

December 17-18, 2015Robert J. Dempsey, MD,
Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery,
University of Wisconsin
February, 18-19, 2016Juan Uribe, MD,
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery,
Director, Spine Section,
University of South Florida
April 14-15, 2016David Okonkwo, MD, PhD,
Professor of Neurosurgery,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2014-2015 Academic Year

February 19-20, 2015Byron Gregory Thompson, MD,
University of Michigan, MI
March 5-6, 2015Edward F. Chang, MD,
University of California, SF
April 16-17, 2015Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS,
Geisinger Health System
April 30 – May 1, 2015Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS,
UW Medicine

2013-2014 Academic Year

November 21-22, 2013James Harrop, MD
Division Director
Adult Reconstructive Spine
Jefferson University Hospitals
January 8, 2014Toshio Matsushima, MD, PhD
Chairman & Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Saga University, Japan
January 25, 2014Arthur L. Day, MD
Residency Program Director
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
February 6-7, 2014Nathan Selden, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP
Campagna Chair, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Director Residency Program & Vice-chairman Education
Oregon Health and Science University University
March 20-21, 2014Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FACS, MD
Chairman of Neurosurgery
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center &
Director of Wallace Clinical Trials Center

2012-2013 Academic Year

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

2011-2012 Academic Year

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

2010-2011 Academic Year

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

2009-2010 Academic Year

Oct 1-2, 2009Daniel Barrow, MD
Emory University
“ICG Videoangiography as an Adjunct to Neurovascular Surgery”
“Surgical Management of Intracarotid Aneurysms in the Endovascular Era”
Dec 17-18, 2009Mitchel 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, 2010Darrell D. Bigner, MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Jan 30, 2010J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD
University of Maryland
Feb 25-26, 2010Kim Burchiel, MD, FACS
Oregon Health & Science University
Apr 22-23, 2010Ziya Gokaslan, MD
Johns Hopkins
May 20-21, 2010P. David Adelson, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

2008-2009 Academic Year

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