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Faculty

AHN Neurosurgery Residency Program 

Alexander Yu, MD
Donald Whiting, MD, MS, FACS 

Chairman                                                                                                                          Chief Medical Officer and President, Allegheny Clinic                                        System Chair, AHN Neuroscience Institute

 
Alexander Yu, MD
Jody Leonardo, MD, FACS

Program Director                                                                                                            Director of AHN Adult Hydrocephalus Center                                                        Director of AHN Pituitary Center                                                                                Associate Director of Endoscopic Neurosurgery

 

Alexander Yu, MD
Alexander Yu, MD MSBE, MS 

Associate Program Director                                                                                          Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery                                                                        Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, Skull Base Surgery                                                  Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Neurosurgery                                                      Assistant Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery                                                      Assistant Director, Adult Deformity Surgery                                                                    Surgical Director Neurologic Intensive Care Unit

 

 

Core Faculty Neurosurgical Attendings 

Parviz Baghai, MD

Site Director, Forbes Rotation
Forbes Regional Hospital

 

 

Parviz Baghai, MD

Vice Chairman, AHN Department of Neurosurgery

 

 

Jusin Davanzo, MD

Forbes Regional Hospital 

 

 

David Jho, MD

Director, Neurosurgical Trauma

Associate Director of Endoscopic Neurosurgery

 

 

Lara Massie, MD

Forbes Regional Hospital

 

 

Jonathan Pace, MD

Allegheny General Hospital

 

 

E. Richard Prostko, MD

Chairman, AHN Credentials Committee

Vice-Chair, AHN Department of Neurosurgery

 

 

Nestor Tomycz, MD

Matthew Shepard, MD

 

 

 

Nestor Tomycz, MD

Director, Division of Functional Neurosurgery

 

 

Kevin Walsh, MD

Director, Adult Deformity Surgery

Director, Forbes Neurosurgical Trauma

 

 

Richard Williamson, MD

Alexander Whiting, MD

 

 

 

Richard Williamson, MD

Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Director, Endovascular Services

Director, Stroke Program

Assistant Director, Skull Base Surgery

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Williamson, MD

Chen Xu, MD

Neurosurgical Attendings

Pedro Aguilar, MD

Jefferson Hospital

 

 

Eric Altschuler, MD

Jefferson Hospital 

 

 

Arturo Camacho, MD

Saint Vincent Hospital

 

 

Hae-Dong Jho, MD, PhD

Chairman, AHN Department of Neuroendoscopy

Director, Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

 

 

Andrew Ku, MD

Andrew Ku, MD

Allegheny General Hospital

 

 

Daniel J Muccio, MD

Chief Medical
Officer, Saint Vincent Hospital

 

 

David Oliver-Smith, MD

Allegheny General Hospital

 

 

Neuroscience Research 

Boyle Cheng, PhD

Boyle Cheng, PhD

 

 

 

Saadyah Averick

Saadyah Averick, PhD

 

 

 

Neurosurgical Subspecialty Teams 

UPMC Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Ian Pollack, MD
  • Taylor Abel, MD
  • Stephanie Greene, MD  

Extradepartmental Key Clinical Faculty

Clinical Pharmacology

  • Sarah Young, Pharm. D

Neuro-Oncology

Neurosurgical Administration

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Deborah Musico

Neurosurgery Residency Program Coordinator

Deborah.Musico@ahn.org