Neurosurgery Faculty


Abbed, Khalid M

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Khalid Abbed is an Associate Professor and Chief of the Spine Section in the Department of Neurosurgery. He is the Co-Director of the YNHH Spine Center and Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Yale. He is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon who has a full-time...

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Baehring, Joachim M

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Neurosurgery

Dr. Joachim M. Baehring is the director of the Yale Brain Tumor Center is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He is a recipient of the Preuss Award in Clinical Neuro-Oncology of the American Academy of Neurology and serves as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Neuro-oncology....

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Bordey, Angelique

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Dr. Angélique Bordey holds the rank of Professor of Neuroscience. Dr. Bordey is an active participant in teaching and training of graduate and medical students at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Bordey is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Frontiers in Neurogenesis and an executive Editor of...

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Bulsara, Ketan Ramanlal

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara is an Associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is a board certified neurosurgeon. He is one of only a select few neurosurgeons in the country who is dual fellowship trained in skull base/cerebrovascular microsurgery and...

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Chiang, Veronica Lok Sea

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and of Therapeutic Radiology

Dr. Chiang currently serves as the Director of the Yale New Haven Gamma Knife Center and Head of the Stereotactic Radiosurgery CNS Program here at Yale. Her clinical and research interests relate to brain and spine stereotactic radiosurgery, laser thermocoagulation of brain tumors, clinical...

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deLanerolle, Nihal C.

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Dr. Nihal C. de Lanerolle holds the rank of Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology. A Fulbright Senior Scholar and Corresponding Member of the German League Against Epilepsy, he is the recipient of the higher doctoral degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex, England. He has...

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DiLuna, Michael Louis

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Pediatrics

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Duckrow, Robert Bradford

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Robert Duckrow received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Brown University and his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine, followed by a Neurology residency at Yale and a research fellowship in cerebral blood flow and metabolism at the University of Miami, Florida, School of...

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Duncan, Charles Cecil

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Pediatrics

Dr. Duncan graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1968 with a BA degree and received his medical degree from Duke University in 1972. He did his surgical internship from 1971-1972 at Duke and his neurosurgery residency, also at Duke, from 1972-1977. He joined the Yale faculty and the Yale-New...

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Gerrard, Jason Lee

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Dr. Jason Gerrard is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery specializing in Epilepsy Surgery as well as Functional Neurosurgery. He is the Chief of the Functional and Stereotactic and Neurotrauma Sections of the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery. He is a member of the Yale...

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Greer, Charles A

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Dr. Charles A. Greer is the Vice Chair for Research and holds the rank of Professor of Neuroscience. Dr. Greer also serves as Director of the Yale Interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program. He has served as the President of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences, Chair of National...

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Gunel, Murat

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology

Dr. Murat Gunel, Professor of Neurosurgery, assumed the position of chief of Neurovascular Surgery Program in January of 2001. Dr. Gunel is a board certified neurosurgeon and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has special interest in treating brain aneurysms and vascular...

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King, Joseph T, Jr

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. King is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Director of Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, and Chief of Neurosurgery at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. During his neurosurgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. King earned a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology...

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Laurans, Maxwell Scott Hauser

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Maxwell Laurans is a Clinical Instructor and Staff Neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Yale. He has a full-time clinical practice at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the West Haven Veteran’s Administration Hospital. Dr. Laurans's area of clinical interest is in the minimally invasive...

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Louvi, Angeliki

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Dr. Angeliki Louvi (Ph.D. Columbia P&S, 1997) is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology and member of the Yale Program on Neurogenetics and the Yale Interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program. She is currently researching various aspects of the molecular mechanisms governing the...

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Matouk, Charles Christian

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Diagnostic Radiology

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Moliterno, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Moliterno graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida and went on to receive her medical degree from UF's College of Medicine with Honors in Research. She completed her internship and residency training in neurosurgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital where she served as Chief...

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Petrucci, Debra Ann

Dr. Debra Petrucci is an Assistant Professor in the Spine Section of the Department of Neurosurgery. She is a board certified neurosurgeon who has a full-time clinical practice at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Greenwich Hospital. Before coming to Yale Dr. Petrucci was in private practice for...

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Piepmeier, Joseph Massa

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Joseph M. Piepmeier 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...

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Spencer, Dennis Dee

Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Spencer is the Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Washington University School of Medicine and completed his neurosurgical residency at Yale in 1977. He joined the Yale neurosurgery faculty...

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Van den Pol, Anthony N.

Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Anthony van den Pol is a Professor of Neurosurgery. After completing his graduate education at Yale University, Dr. van den Pol did postdoctoral work at Oxford, Semmelweis, and Stanford Universities in the areas of neuropharmacology, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology. Dr. van den Pol has two...

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Zhou, Jiangbing

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Jiangbing Zhou is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering. His research centers on developing translational nanomedicine and stem cell therapy for treatment of neurological disorders, including brain cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, through a unique...

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