Dorian Kusyk, MD

Undergrad Institution: University of Chicago, BA History, Philosophy and Social Sciences of Science and Medicine, MA Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University

Hometown: New York City, NY

Clinical Interests: Functional neurosurgery

Research Interests: Socioeconomics of neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation

Hobbies: Salsa dancing, cooking, traveling

Alejandro Matos Cruz, MD

Undergrad Institution: University of Puerto Rico, BS

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, MD

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Clinical Interests: Complex Cranial Microscopic and Endoscopic Surgery for neoplastic and vascular lesions, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Degenerative Spine Disease, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

Research Interests: Patient Reported Outcomes, Patient Selection, Neurosurgical Education and Skill Development

Hobbies: Fine Arts, specially drawing and painting. Resistance Training. Hiking/Backpacking.


Shahed Elhamdani, MD

Undergrad Institution: Marshall University, BS Chemistry, BA Political Science

Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Hometown: Barboursville, WV

Clinical Interests: Skull base, vascular, spine

Research Interests: Neuro-oncology, vascular, deformity

Hobbies: Weight lifting, tae kwon do, cooking, time with family, ice cream, watching NBA basketball, rap/R&B music, video games

Nathan Esplin, MD

Undergrad Institution: Southern Utah University, BS History and English 

Medical School: UCF College of Medicine

Hometown: Orderville, UT

Clinical Interests: Spine

Research Interests: Archaeology of medicine, reversal of anticoagulation

Hobbies: Family, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, violin making, music, cooking