Meet Our Pituitary Program Team


The Department of Neurosurgery offers a full range of expertise in Pituitary and Anterior Skull Base Surgery. A major focus is the Minimally Invasive Transnasal Endoscopic surgical approach.

Wenya Linda Bi, MD, PhD
Sherry Iuliano, MSN, NP-C (Nurse Practitioner)
Edward Laws, MD, FACS
Edward Smith, MD, (Pediatrics)
Timothy Smith, MD, PhD, MPH


A major focus of the BWH Division of Endocrinology is in Pituitary-Hypothalamic Disorders. Clinical and Research expertise are known worldwide.

Laurie Cohen, MD, (Pediatrics)
Ursula Kaiser, MD
Le Min, MD, PhD

Otolaryngology (Ears, Nose, and Throat)

Eduardo Corrales, MD
Ravi Uppaluri, MD, PhD


Highly qualified and patient-dedicated Neuro-Ophthalmologists are an integral part of the Pituitary Team. State of the art, sophisticated technology is available to evaluate and focus upon visual problems.

Don Bienfang, MD
Robert Mallery, MD
Sashank Prasad, MD
Ivana Vodopivec, MD


Diagnostic and Research capabilities are available for a pathologic analysis of surgical specimens on a routine basis that will advance the accuracy and effectiveness of treatment.

Umberto De Girolami, MD
Hart G. W. Lidov, MD (Pediatrics)
Keith Ligon, MD
Sandro Santagata, MD, PhD


Sophisticated MRI analysis is available before, during and after surgery and Petrosal Sinus sampling is done for Cushing’s Disease when indicated.

Charles Cho, MD, MBA
Liangge Hsu, MD
Kai Frerichs, MD
Srinivasan Mukundan, MD, PhD
Amir Zamani, MD

Radiation Oncology, Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

The most modern equipment and techniques for Pituitary Radiation Oncology, Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery are available in conjunction with experts at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Ayal Aizer, MD
Brian M. Alexander, MD, MPH
Shyam Tanguturi, MD


A comprehensive medical management is available for aggressive tumors with traditional and experimental chemotherapeutic agents.

Eudocia Quant Lee, MD, MPH (Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center)
Lakshmi Nayak, MD (Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center)
David Reardon, MD (Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center)
Patrick Yung Wen, MD


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