Department of Neurosurgery

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Dr. George L. Ehni, nationally recognized leader in neurosurgery, began the Neurosurgery Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine in 1958. Since then, the program has grown into one of the most notably respected neurosurgery training programs in the country. Following completion of training, many physicians have found positions within an academic setting, while many have entered into private practice. Additionally, a few of the alumni have furthered their career at Baylor College of Medicine and have been hired as full-time faculty within the department. Below is a list of the alumni and their respected graduation date, spanning over 15 years. See where our alumni are practicing since graduation:

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Alumni Listing by Graduation Year

Name

Graduation Year

Current Practice

Robert North, M.D.

June 2020 Fellowship - Ann Arbor, Mich.
Visish Srinivasan, M.D. June 2020 Fellowship - Phoenix, Ariz.
Aditya Vedantam, M.D. June 2020 Fellowship - Miami, Fla.

Pascal Zinn, M.D.

June 2019 Academic - Pittsburgh, Pa.
Eric Momin, M.D. June 2019 Private - Grand Junction, Colo.
Rory Mayer, M.D. June 2019 Private - Dallas, Texas
Venita Simpson, M.D. June 2019 U.S. Navy - Portsmouth, Va.

Jacob Cherian, M.D.

June 2018

Fellowship - Atlanta, Ga.

Anish Sen, M.D.

June 2018

Private - Loma Linda, Calif.

Sabih Effendi, M.D.

June 2017

Fellowship - Jacksonville, Fla.

Loyola Gressot, M.D.

June 2017

Private - Houston, Texas

Jonathan Sellin, M.D.

June 2017

Fellowship - Miami, Fla.

Jared Fridley, M.D.

June 2016

Academic - Providence, R.I.

Ali Jalali, M.D., Ph.D.

June 2016

Academic - Houston, Texas

G. Duemani Reddy, M.D., Ph.D.

June 2016

Academic - Syracuse, N.Y.

Bartley Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D.

June 2015

Private - Dallas, Texas

Vikas Rao, M.D.

June 2015

Private - Mission Viejo, Calif.

Jonathan Thomas, M.D.

June 2015

Academic - Philadelphia, Pa.

George Al Shamy, M.D.

June 2014

Academic - Houston, Texas

Akash Patel, M.D.*

June 2014

Academic - Houston, Texas

Deshdeepak Sahni, M.D.

June 2014

Private - El Paso, Texas

Baraa Al-Hafez, M.D.

June 2013

Academic - Houston, Texas

Tarek Abuelem, M.D.

June 2012

Academic - Little Rock, Ark.

William Humphries, M.D., M.P.H.

June 2012

Academic - Columbia, Mo.

Ryan Kitagawa, M.D.

June 2012

Academic - Houston, Texas

Benjamin Fox, M.D.

June 2011

Private - Saint George, Utah

Daniel Fahim, M.D.

June 2011

Academic - Royal Oak, Mich.

Roukoz Chamoun, M.D.

June 2011

Academic - Kansas City, Kan.

Gareth Adams, M.D., Ph.D.*

June 2010

Academic - Houston, Texas

Joshua Chern, M.D., Ph.D.

June 2010

Academic - Atlanta, Ga.

Krishna B. Satyan, M.D.

June 2010

Private - Akron, Ohio

Joseph L. Martinez, M.D.

June 2009

Academic - Houston, Texas

Vikram V. Nayar, M.D.

June 2009

Academic - Washington, DC

Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.*

June 2009

Academic - Houston, Texas

Mark J. Dannenbaum, M.D.

June 2008

Academic - Houston, Texas

Andrew C. Roeser, M.D.

June 2008

Private - Houston, Texas

Sheila Smitherman, M.D.

June 2008

Private - Olympia, Wash.

Justin M. Brown, M.D.

June 2007

Academic - San Diego, Calif.

Richard B. Meyrat, M.D.

June 2007

Private - Dallas, Texas

Brad A. Thomas, M.D.

June 2007

Private - Little Rock, Ark.

Daniel J. Boedeker, M.D.

June 2006

Private - Tulsa, OK

Bharat Guthikonda, M.D.

June 2006

Academic - Shreveport, La.

Vikram A. Kumar, M.D.

June 2006

Private - Phoenix, Ariz.

Jeremy Denning, M.D.

June 2005

Private - Dallas, Texas

Naina Gross, M.D.

June 2005

Academic - Oklahoma City, Okla.

E. Lee Nelson, M.D.

June 2004

Private - Boulder, Colo.

Abdolreza Siadati, M.D.

June 2004

Private - Fort Worth, Texas

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, M.D.

June 2004

Academic - Baltimore, MD

John Dickerson, M.D.

June 2003

Private - Wichita, Kan.

Shankar Gopinath, M.D.*

June 2003

Academic - Houston, Texas

Paul Holman, M.D.

June 2003

Academic - Houston, Texas

Peter Alexander, M.D.

June 2002

Richmond, Va.

Jonathan B. Gentry, M.D.

June 2002

Private - Amarillo, Texas

Christopher Kalhorn, M.D.

June 2002

Academic - Washington, DC

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If you have updated information or would like to be added to the list please email: nsprograms@bcm.edu.