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 Professor in Neurosurgery and Chief of the Section of Neuro-oncology. 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. Dr. Piepmeier is a recipient of the Allied Services Award and the Wakeman Award for work in clinical neurosurgery. 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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