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The Hugh S. Wisoff MD Memorial Lecture

Celebrating 5 Years of Legacy Through Lectures

The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery

invites you to the fifth annual

Hugh Solomon Wisoff, MD, Memorial Lecture

Breaking the Ice that is Neurosurgery: Disruptions in neurosurgical care, and how to advance progress

This free lecture features guest speaker

Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Gray Family Professor of Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair, Clinical Research (Neurosurgery)
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director, Center for Advanced Radiosurgery
NYU Langone Medical Center

Dr. Kondziolka received his medical degree from the University of Toronto and graduated from the Toronto neurosurgery residency program in 1991. From 1989 to 1991 at the University of Pittsburgh, he completed a master of science program in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience and a fellowship in stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery. His thesis focused on brain radiobiology.

He joined the faculty of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh in January 1992. Dr. Kondziolka served as principal investigator of the first two clinical neurotransplantation trials for the care of patients with stroke and completed a third as co-principal investigator on a study to evaluate bone marrow derived neuroprogenitor cell implantation for stroke. He has completed two clinical trials in neurostimulation research for major depression with the Department of Psychiatry and directed the UPMC Center for Brain Function and Behavior. His laboratory and clinical research in stereotactic radiosurgery spans the breadth of indications including benign and malignant tumors, vascular malformations and functional disorders.

In November 2012, Dr. Kondziolka joined the neurosurgery faculty at New York University as Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Research.

Event Details:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lunch will be served

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Tishman Learning Center, Grand Hall
Bronx, New York 10467

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