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About Our Department

The Neurosurgery Team

Our neurosurgical team provides thorough evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for brain, nerve, and spinal cord diseases and disorders in children and adults by integrating training, research, and technology with clinical practice.

Department Chair

Gary K. Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., Lacroute-Hearst Professor, Neurosurgery Co-Director, Stanford Stroke Center

Clinical Faculty

John R. Adler, M.D., Professor; Director; Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Surgery

Maxwell Boakye, M.D., Assistant Professor

Steven D. Chang, M.D., Assistant Professor; Director of Cyberknife Radiosurgery

Michael S. B. Edwards, M.D., Clinical Professor, Director of Regional Pediatric Neurosurgery

Griffith R. Harsh IV, M.D., MBA, Professor;
Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology, and Surgical Director, Pituitary Center

M. Peter Heilbrun, M.D., Consulting Professor

Jaimie M. Henderson, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor; Director, Functional Neurosurgery

Stephen L. Huhn, M.D., Associate Professor;
Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Laurence Katznelson, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Director, Pituitary Center

Daniel H. Kim, M.D., Associate Professor;
Director, Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Jon Park, M.D., Assistant Professor

Lawrence M. Shuer, M.D., Professor;
Chief of Staff, Stanford Univ. Hospital and Clinics

Gerald D. Silverberg, M.D., Professor Emeritus

Stephen L. Skirboll, M.D., Assistant Professor

Michael S. Taekman, M.D., Volunteer Clinical Faculty

Victor C-K. Tse, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Research Faculty

Pak H. Chan, Ph.D., Professor of Neurosurgery & Neurology; Director, Neurosurgical & Neurological Research

Calvin R. Maurer, Jr., Ph.D., Consulting Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Image Guidance Laboratories

Theodore D. Palmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Ramin Shahidi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Director, Image Guidance Laboratories

Midori A. Yenari, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery & Neurology

David W. Schaal, Ph.D., Senior Research Scholar, Neurosurgery

Adjunct/Visiting/Consulting Faculty

Da-Tong Ju, MD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Vera Kallmeyer, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., Consulting Professor, Neurosurgery

David J. Mishelevich, MD, PhD, Consulting Professor, Neursurgery

M. Bret Schneider, MD, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Neurosurgery

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