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Faculty

AHN Neurosurgery Residency Program 

Chairman

Chief Medical Officer and President, Allegheny Clinic

System Chair, AHN Neuroscience Institute

Director of Epilepsy Surgery 

Program Director

Director of AHN Adult Hydrocephalus Center

Director of AHN Pituitary Center

Associate Director of Endoscopic Neurosurgery

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

Parviz Baghai, MD, MBA

Vice Chairman, AHN Department of Neurosurgery

 

 

Jusin Davanzo, MD

Forbes Regional Hospital

Director of Neuro Critical Care- Allegheny General 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

E. Richard Prostko, MD

Chairman, AHN Credentials Committee

Vice-Chair, AHN Department of Neurosurgery

 

 

Nestor Tomycz, MD

Director Brain Tumor Research

 

 

Nestor Tomycz, MD

Director, Division of Functional Neurosurgery

 

 

Kevin Walsh, MD

Director, Adult Deformity Surgery

Director, Forbes Neurosurgical Trauma

 

 

Richard Williamson, MD

Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Director, Endovascular Services

Director, Stroke Program

Assistant Director, Skull Base Surgery

 

 

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

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 

Movement Disorders / Deep Brain Stimulation

  • Philip Lee, MD, PhD

UPMC Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Ian Pollack, MD
  • Taylor Abel, MD
  • Stephanie Greene, MD
  • Robert Kellogg, MD
  • Michael McDowell, Clinical Instructor

Peripheral Nerve 

  • Philip Lee, MD, PhD
  • Parviz Baghai, MD

Extradepartmental Key Clinical Faculty

Clinical Pharmacology

  • Sarah Young, Pharm. D

Neuro-Oncology

  • Tulika Ranjan, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Neuropathology

  • Kymberly Gyure, MD
  • Jancie Ahn, MD

Neuroradiology

  • Warren Chang, MD
  • Michael Goldberg, MD
  • Charles Li, MD
  • Albert Sohn, MD
  • Michael Spearman, MD
  • Marc Wallace, DO
  • Christian Wanamaker, MD 

Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)

  • Erik Interval, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Gary Schmidt, MD

Neurosurgical Administration

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Deborah Musico

Neurosurgery Residency Program Coordinator

Deborah.Musico@ahn.org