Joseph Piepmeier MD

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery; Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery; Section Chief, Neuro-Oncology

Biographical Info

Dr. Joseph M. Piepmeier is the Nixdorff-German Chair in Neurosurgery. He serves as the Chief of the Section of Surgical Neuro-oncology and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurosurgery. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his M.D. from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training in neurosurgery at Yale University School of Medicine and joined the neurosurgery faculty in 1982. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. The primary focus of Dr. Piepmeier's clinical and laboratory work is neuro-oncology.

Education & Training

University of Tennessee (1975)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Neurosurgery
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Neurosurgery
Board Certification
Neurological Surgery, Board Certified  (1984)

Honors & Recognition

  • Bittner Award Lecture AANS
  • President
    Neurosurgical Society of America (2007-2008)
  • President
    Connecticut Neurosurgical Society (2005)
  • Honorary Master of Arts Yale University
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Altman Memorial Lecture
    U Penn (2008)

Professional Service

  • Member, AANS (2009 - present)
  • Member, B*CURED Foundation (2008 - present)
  • Member, Goldhirsch Foundation (2002 - 2005)

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