Residents

PGY 7

Undergrad Institution: University of Scranton, B.S. Neuroscience

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Hometown: Scranton, PA

Clinical Interests: Neuroendoscopy, spine

Research Interests: Normal pressure hydrocephalus

Hobbies: Cycling, running

Undergrad Institution: University of North Carolina Wilmington, B.S. Biology

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Hometown: Schuylkill Haven, PA

Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neurocritical care

Research Interests: Neurotrauma, hydrocephalus, functional neurosurgery

Hobbies: Indoor cycling/peloton, crossfit, traveling, shopping, spending time with my nephews

PGY 6

Undergrad Institution: University of Massachusetts - Boston, B.S. Biology

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Clinical Interests: Skull base, neuro-oncology

Research Interests: Morphometric and analytical cadaveric approaches to the skull base

Hobbies: Ice hockey, crossfit, running, spending time with my wife and kids

Undergrad Institution: Johns Hopkins, BA Natural Sciences 

Medical School: University of South Florida

Hometown: Austin, TX

Clinical Interests: Spinal deformity, cerebrovascular disease, general neurosurgery

Research Interests: Spine biomechanics, spine clinical outcomes data

Hobbies: Tennis, guitar, cooking, spending time with friends and family

PGY 5

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

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.

PGY 4

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

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

Undergrad Institution: Johns Hopkins University, BA Neuroscience

Medical School: New York Medical College

Hometown: Farmington Hills, Michigan

Clinical Interests: Skull base, vascular, spine

Research Interests: GBM/neuro-oncology, vascular

Hobbies: Muay thai, tennis, violin, piano, cooking, netflix, games, watches, knives, headphones

Undergrad Institution: Interamerican University of Puerto Rico 

Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Clinical Interests: Neuro-Oncology, Spine, Trauma, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, General Neurosurgery 

Research Interests: Clinical research, Neurosurgery outcomes in Trauma, Neuro-Oncology

Hobbies: Sports, especially soccer, spending time with family and friends, outdoor adventures

PGY 2

Undergrad Institution: George Mason University, B.Sc. Biology

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Clinical Interests: Neuro-oncology, trauma, neuro-critical care

Research Interests: Clinical outcomes, neurocritical care

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, dancing

Undergrad Institution: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA

Clinical Interests: Spine, vascular

Research Interests: Quality improvement, outcomes based

Hobbies: Soccer, hanging out with my german shepherd, and traveling

PGY 1

Undergrad Institution: University of Flordia, BS, Food and Science and Human Nutrition

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Clinical Interests: Complex Spine & Neuro-Critical Care

Research Interests: Spine Biomechanics, Economics of Healthcare, Quality Improvement

Hobbies: Cooking, tennis, college football, spending time with friends and family

 

Undergrad Institution: University of Washington, BS Neurobiology

Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hometown: Duvall, WA

Clinical Interests: Spine, General Neurosurgery

Research Interests: Minimally Invasive Approaches and Techniques, Clinical Outcomes

Hobbies: Cooking, fishing, hiking, painting, traveling, woodworking

Undergrad Institution: Michigan State University, BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Human Biology

Graduate: The University of Michigan, MS, Physiology 

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine 

Hometown: Sterling Heights, MI 

Clinical Interests: Functional neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular neurosurgery 

Research Interests: Brain-computer interfaces, public policy and physician advocacy

Hobbies: Playing the guitar and drums, hiking, reading, swimming