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Veronica Chiang, MD, FAANS

Professor of Neurosurgery; Associate Vice Chair of Academic Affairs; Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery; Director, Gamma Knife Center, YNHH; Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Fellowship

Years active at Yale: 1994-present

Dr. Chiang is being recognized for being the first female physician to become a full professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Chiang pioneered the use of laser thermocoagulation therapy for brain metastases and now directs the Intra-operative MRI Laser Program for patients with brain tumors and epilepsy at YSM. She is also director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Program and a tireless mentor to women in Neurosurgery.