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Neurosurgery Faculty

Donald Whiting, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Division of Neuromodulation
Specialty: Deep Brain Stimulation

Michael Y. Oh, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute
Residency Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Deep Brain Stimulation

Khaled Aziz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Director, Center of Complex Intracranial Surgery
Specialties: Cerebrovascular, Skull Base

Pedro Aguilar, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Expertise: complex spinal instrumentation, microdiscectomy, laminectomy and foraminotomy procedures.

Eric Altschuler, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Expertise: Neurological Surgery

Parviz Baghai, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Acoustic Neuromas

Eugene A. Bonaroti, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Specialties: Back and Neck Pain, Brain Cancer, Brain Surgery, Cranial Nerve Disorders and Facial Pain, Disc Replacement Surgery, Facial Pain Surgery, Gamma Knife, Neuro-Oncology, Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Spine Conditions, Trigeminal Neuralgia

James Burgess, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Director, Clinical Trials Program
Specialty: Spine

Boyle Cheng, PhD

Director of Research

David Jho, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Spine

Hae-Dong Jho, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Neuro-endoscopy
Director, Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Specialty: Endoscopic Neurosurgery

Terrence Julien, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
System Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology
System Co-Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Associate Professor Drexel University College of Medicine
Expertise: Neurological Surgery, Brain Surgery, Brain and Skull Based Tumors, Brain Cancer, Spinal Tumors

Jody Leonardo, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery
Expertise: Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system including hydrocephalus, intraventricular tumors, pituitary and skull base tumors, brain tumors, trauma, infections of the brain and spine, stroke, and other diseases of the spine.

E. Richard Prostko, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
Attending Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Spine

David Oliver-Smith, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Spine

Howard J. Senter, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Temple University School of Medicine
Specialties: Back and Neck Pain, Brain Surgery, Neurological Surgery

Nestor Tomycz, MD

Specialty: Spine, Functional Neurosurgery

Jack Wilberger Jr, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
DIO, CGME
Specialties: Epilepsy, Spine Surgery, Neurotrauma

Richard Williamson, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Expertise: Neurological Surgery

Alexander Yu, MD

Department of Neurosurgery
Specialty: Spine


Extradepartmental Key Clinical Faculty


Program Directors for Subspecialty Rotations