Experts for Media - Neurosurgery

Patrick A. LaSala, MD

Director Neurosurgical Oncology and Co-Director of Radiation Oncology Radiosurgery Program, Director Adult Epilepsy Surgery, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Director Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Montefiore Medical Center

Vice Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. LaSala developed a program of computer–based localization techniques to refine surgical approaches to intracranial targets such as tumors and eplipetic zones to facilitate their removal. The methods are frequently minimally invasive and help safeguard surrounding vital brain structures. Dr. LaSala is the Department’s Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee and also sits on the Medical Centers Quality Improvement Peer review board. Dr. LaSala is a co-investigator on several multi-institution clinical research trials for the treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors.

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Epilepsy Surgery