Faculty

The training received by physicians participating in the Neurological Surgery Residency Program is provided by neurosurgeons, neurovascular radiologists, neurovascular surgeons, spine surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and peripheral nerve surgeons.

The faculty, listed below, are dedicated to the education of the next generation of neurological surgeons.

Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute


Keith L. Black, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Director, Johnnie L. Cochran Brain Tumor Center

Michael Alexander, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Neurovascular Center
Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery

Ray M. Chu, MD
Neurosurgeon

Moise Danielpour, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Program

Adam Mamelak, MD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Pituitary Center

Marcel Menahem Maya, MD
Co- Chairman, Department of Imaging

Asma Moheet, MD
Neuro-Intensivist

Franklin G. Moser, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Imaging
Director, Clinical Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology
Vice-Chairman, Imaging for Radiology Research

David Palestrant, MD
Neuro-Intensivist

Chirag Patil, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research

Barry D. Pressman, MD
Chairman, S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center
Chief, Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Radiology

Wouter I. Schievink, MD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Neurovascular Surgery

John S. Yu, MD
Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Center
Neurosurgical Director, Gamma Knife Program

Cedars-Sinai Spine Center

Eli Baron, MD
Neurosurgeon

Marshall Grode, MD
Neurosurgeon

J. Patrick Johnson, MD
Neurosurgeon

Wesley King, MD
Neurosurgeon