Meet Our Physicians in the Department of Neurosurgery

The neurosurgery team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston emanates from one of the greatest neurosurgical groups in the country, including Drs. Harvey Cushing, Franc Ingraham, Donald Matson, Keasley Welch, and John Shillito. Today, our team of internationally-recognized surgeons, who are all faculty at Harvard Medical School (HMS), continue to build on our long and distinguished history by offering innovative, compassionate, and patient-centered care and pioneer groundbreaking advances in the treatment of all neurosurgical conditions.

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Director, Skull Base Program

Lecturer of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Tracy L. Ansay, MD

Tracy L. Ansay, MD

Neurosurgery

Instructor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Omar Arnaout, MD

Omar Arnaout, MD

Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Mohammad A. Aziz-Sultan, MD

Mohammad A. Aziz-Sultan, MD

Chief of Vascular/Endovascular Neurosurgery

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Wenya Linda Bi, MD, PhD

Wenya Linda Bi, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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John H. Chi, MD, MPH

John H. Chi, MD, MPH

Director, Neurosurgical Spine Cancer

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD

E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Institute for the Neurosciences

Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School. Established by the Daniel E. Ponton Fund

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Elizabeth B. Claus, MD, PhD

Elizabeth B. Claus, MD, PhD

Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Instructor in Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Professor in Surgery, Yale Med

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G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC, FACS

G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Director of Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery

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Kurtus Dafford, MD

Kurtus Dafford, MD

Neurosurgery

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Rose Du, MD, PhD

Rose Du, MD, PhD

Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery

Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Kai U. Frerichs, MD

Kai U. Frerichs, MD

Director of Interventional Neuroradiology, Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Alexandra Golby, MD

Alexandra Golby, MD

Director of Image-Guided Neurosurgery; Co-Director, AMIGO (advanced multi-modality image-guided OR); Co-Director, Clinical fMRI Haley Distinguished Chair in the Neurosciences

Professor of Neurosurgery, Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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William B. Gormley, MD, MPH, MBA

William B. Gormley, MD, MPH, MBA

Director, Neurosurgical Critical Care Director, Performance Improvement

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Michael Groff, MD

Michael Groff, MD

Vice-Chairman Neurosurgery, Director Spinal Neurosurgery, Co-Director Comprehensive Spine Surgery

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Edward R. Laws, MD

Edward R. Laws, MD

Director, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center

Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Yi Lu, MD, PhD

Yi Lu, MD, PhD

Director of Neurosurgical Trauma

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Nirav J. Patel, MD, MA

Nirav J. Patel, MD, MA

Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Pierpaolo Peruzzi, MD, PhD

Pierpaolo Peruzzi, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Stephen C. Saris, MD

Stephen C. Saris, MD

Neurosurgery

Lecturer of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Danielle L. Sarno, MD

Danielle L. Sarno, MD

Director, Interventional Pain Management; Co-Director, Harvard Interventional Pain Simulation Center

Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

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Timothy R. Smith, MD, PHD, MPH

Timothy R. Smith, MD, PHD, MPH

Co-Director, Computational Neuroscience Outcomes Center

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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Hasan Zaidi, MD

Hasan Zaidi, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

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