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Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, FACS

Professor & Chairman

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Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery Dr. Nanda has been recognized as a global leader in neurosurgery by the World Federation of Neurological Societies. He has held significant leadership roles in professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, for which he serves as Secretary; the North American Skull Base Society (past president); Southern


Detlev Boison, PhD

Professor & Vice Chair of Research and Training

Professor & Vice Chair of Research and Training, Department of Neurosurgery Having a passion for translational research and for finding cures for intractable conditions that cause human suffrage and death, I seek to translate fundamental mechanisms of biochemistry and energy metabolism into novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neurological conditions. A major research effort


Gaurav Gupta, MD

Associate Professor & Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery

Associate Professor & Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery Dr. Gupta currently serves as Director of Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also the Director of Rutgers- Neurological disorders in Pregnancy Program and the Director of New Jersey Brain Aneurysm and AVM program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


Hai Sun, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery & Assistant Director of Research

Associate Professor & Assistant Director of Research, Department of Neurosurgery Epilepsy, Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery   Dr. Hai Sun received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and History from St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, and an MD and PhD combined degree from Dartmouth College. His PhD was in Biomedical Engineering. After his training at


Jasdeep S. Hundal, PsyD, ABPP-CN

Associate Professor & Director of Neuropsychology

Associate Professor & Director of Neuropsychology, Department of Neurosurgery  My research interests tend to be varied but lately have focused on neurorehabilitation with a particular emphasis on technology. I have published evaluating the effectiveness of virtual reality-based cognitive rehabilitation systems for individuals with acquired neurological and degenerative disorders. I am currently collaborating on the validation


Randall D McKinnon, PhD

Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery BSc Biology, Queens University, Kingston Canada Ph.D. Virology, McMaster U., Hamilton Canada Postdoc, Mol Neurobiology, Scripps Research Inst, La Jolla CA Staff Scientist, Glial Biology, National Institute of Health, Bethesda Research Interests: Molecular genetics; transposable genetic elements (Studentship, National Cancer Institute of Canada). McKinnon RD., S.Bacchetti, FL.Graham (1982). Tn5 mutagenesis


Kiwon Lee, MD

Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Chief of Neurology Service

Joint Faculty | Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Chief of Neurology Services, Director of Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neuro Intensive Care Unit   Professor Kiwon Lee, MD, FACP, FAHA, FCCM is an internationally renowned academic neuro-intensivist and vascular neurologist. A graduate of Columbia University, he received formal training in stroke, neurological and neurosurgical critical care


Stephen Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery Dr. Johnson earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Neuroscience, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Phi Beta Kappa Honors. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During his time in Pittsburgh, Dr. Johnson also completed a


Margaret Pain, MD

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery Margaret Pain is an assistant professor in neurosurgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She specializes in treating pediatric patients with neurosurgical conditions. Dr. Pain graduated from Carleton College cum laude with a degree in chemistry in 2006 and then completed a research fellowship in molecular physiology at the National Institutes


Alice Edwards, MSPA-C

Assistant Professor & Director of Operations