Faculty

Neurosurgery Update 2022 In Wine Country
August 4- 6, 2022
Silverado Resort • Napa, California

Course# MNS23001

Thursday - Saturday
August 4- 6, 2022
Silverado Resort • Napa, California

Course# MNS23001

Department Chair

Edward F. Chang, MD
Chair,  Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Course Chairs

Mitchel S. Berger, MD
Professor and Director, Brain Tumor Center
University of California, San Francisco

Dean Chou, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery; Associate Director,
UCSF Spine Center
University of California, San Francisco

Course Faculty

(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Adib A. Abla, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery; Chief of Vascular Neurosurgery; Director, Cerebrovascular Surgical Disorders Program; Tong-Po Kan Chair in Neurological Surgery; Director, Vascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Program

Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Neurological Surgery
Director, Center for Minimally-Invasive Skull Base Surgery    

Christopher P. Ames, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery; Director of Spine Tumor & Spinal Deformity Surgery; Co-director, Spinal Surgery and UCSF Spine Center; Director, California Deformity Institute; Director, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory

Kurtis Auguste, MD
Associate Physician; Director, UCSF Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program; Chief of Surgery, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Edward F. Chang, MD
Professor and Chair,  
Department of Neurological Surgery  

Susan M. Chang, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery; Lai Wan Kan Endowed Chair; Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology; Program Member, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Aaron Clark, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Sanjay Dhall, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery; Director of Spine Trauma, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital; Co-Principal Investigator, TRACK-SCI

Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics  Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital    

Shawn Hervey-Jumper, MD
Associate Professor, UCSF Neurosurgery and Brain Tumor Center

Line Jacques, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery; Director of Peripheral Nerve and Pain Surgery

Phillip Kissel, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Director of Neurological Surgery, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo, CA    

Sandeep Kunwar, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery,  
Surgical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF

Paul S. Larson, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery;  
Chief of Neurosurgery Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center;
Principal Investigator, Movement Disorders Research

Geoffrey Manley, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery; Co-Director and Principal Investigator, Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC); Chief of Neurosurgery, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
Joan O'Reilly Endowed Professor; Vice Chair of Neurosurgery;  
Co-director, UCSF Spine Center

Roberto R. Rubio, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery; Director, Skull Base & Cerebrovascular Laboratory

Philip A. Starr, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery; UCSF Graduate Program in Neuroscience;
Dolores Cakebread Endowed Chair in Neurological Surgery

Peter P. Sun, MD
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Lee Tan, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Philip V. Theodosopoulos, MD
Reza and Georgiana Khatib Professor and Vice-Chair; Chief and Director, Skull Base Tumor Program; Director, Cranial Clinical Programs, Department of Neurological Surgery

Doris Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Special Guest Faculty

TUMOR
Lorenzo Bello, MD
Università degli Studi di Milano,
Milan, Italy
 
SKULL BASE
Paul A. Gardner, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

SPINE
Adam S. Kanter, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

VASCULAR
Louis J. Kim, MD, MBA
University of Washington,
Seattle, WA

PEDIATRICS
David D. Limbrick, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine,
St. Louis, MO

FUNCTIONAL
Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, TX