The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Skull Base Surgery Program features specialists from a variety of disciplines, including otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), ophthalmology, neurology, neurosurgery, pathology, radiology, oncology, plastic surgery, and intensive care medicine. These specialists work together to ensure you receive personalized, comprehensive treatment.
The Skull Base Surgery Program is led by world-renowned neurosurgeon Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, recognized by his peers as a leader in caring for patients with meningiomas and rare skull tumors (chordomas) and a pioneer in developing techniques for treating rare and complex skull base conditions.
Established Patients: 617-525-9451 New Patients: 617-732-6600 Fax: 617-712-3050
Ian F. Dunn, MD, who has completed two fellowships in skull base surgery, joins Dr. Al-Mefty in our Skull Base Surgery Program. In addition to his expertise in skull base surgical techniques, Dr. Dunn is conducting research to sequence the genes of skull base tumors such as meningiomas and pituitary adenomas.
Established Patients: 617-732-5633 New Patients: 617-732-6600 Fax: 617-713-3050
Tracy L. Ansay, MD, is a board eligible neurosurgeon who is fellowship-trained in Neurosurgical Oncology and specializes in minimally invasive endosopic endonasal approaches as well as open skull base surgery. Dr. Ansay is available to treat patients at both our main campus and South Weymouth practice locations.
Established Patients: 781-331-4923 New Patients: 781-331-4923 Fax: 781-340-0231
Timothy R. Smith, MD, PhD, MPH, joined our team after completing his fellowship in Neurological Surgery in 2015 at BWH. Dr. Smith is available to treat patients at both our main campus and South Weymouth practice locations.
Established Patients: 617-525-3060 New Patients: 617-525-7792 Fax: 617- 713-3050