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Justin Sambol, MD, MBA, FACS

Interim Chair

Interim Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery Justin Sambol, MD, MBA, FACS, is the interim chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at New Jersey Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Sambol holds leadership positions at both medical schools and is Chief Medical Officer for Rutgers Health Practices. He oversees the development of


Hai Sun, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Research, Assistant Residency Program Director, Interim Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Chief of Service

Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Research, Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery Interim Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurosurgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Interim Chief of Service at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital   Dr. Hai Sun received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and History from St.


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


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


Sudipta (Sid) Roychowdhury, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Neurology

Joint Faculty | Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Neurology I have an extensive 20 + years of experience of adult and pediatric interventional and diagnostic neuroradiology. I graduated from the Northwestern University Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME) combining a BS in Biomedical Engineering with Highest Distinction (1989) and MD with Alpha Omega


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


Yasunori Nagahama, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Assistant Professor & Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery Dr. Nagahama is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who specializes in epilepsy surgery and pediatric neurosurgery. He serves as Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Dr. Nagahama received his bachelor’s degree in


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


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


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