2018 Course Faculty

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD   Director of Skull Base Surgery
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Bringham & Woman's Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
Agnieszka A. Ardelt, MD PhD, FAHA   Associate Professor of Neurology 
    Director of Neurosciences Intensive Care
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Issam Awad, MD   The John Harper Seeley
    Professor of Surgery, Neurology & 
    The Cancer Center
    Director of Neruovascular Surgery
    University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
    Chicago, IL 
Richard W.  Byrne, MD   Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
    The Roger C. Bone, MD
    Presidential Professor
    Rush Medical College
    Chicago, IL
Kenneth Casey, MD, FACS   Associate Professor Surgery (Neurosurgery)
    Michigan State University
    School of Medicine
    Trenton, MI
Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR   Professor & Chief of Neuroradiology
Co-Course Director   University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Neuroradiology
    Chapel Hill, NC
Ernesto Coscarella, MD   Director of Second Opinion America - Italy
    Neurosurgery, Cardiology & Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
    Hospital Networks:
    Florida, Texas, Arizona, Wisconsin, Massachusetts & New Mexico
Daniel J. Curry, MD   Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Texas Children Hospital
    Houston, TX
Anand Germanwala, MD, FAANS   Associate Professor & Residency Program Director
    Departments of Neurological Surgery 
    Loyola University 
    Stritch School of Medicine
    Maywood, IL
R. Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD   Professor of Radiology
    Harvard Medical School
    Director of Neuroradiology
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
Amin Kassam, MD   Vice President of Neurosciences
    Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
    Aurora Health Care
    Milwaukee, WI
Antoun Koht, MD   Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurological Surgery & Neurology
    Chief Neurosurgical Anesthesia
    Program Director of Fellowship Program
    Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL
Leonard I. Kranzler, MD   Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
Course Director   Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Peter Letarte, MD, FAANS, FACS   Center for Neuro & Spine
    Akron, OH
Allan Levi, MD, PhD, FACS   Chairman of Neurosurgery
    University of Miami
    Miller School of Medicine
    Chief of Neurosurgery
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Miami, FL
Michael Lin, MD, MPH   Assistant Professor
    Division of Infectious Disease
    Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 
R. Loch, MacDonald, MD, PhD   Keenan Endowed Chair in Surgery
    Head, Division of Neurosurgery
    St. Michaels Hospital
    Professor of Surgery
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
Vijay Maker, MD, FACS   Chief, Department of Surgery
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Chicago, IL
Matthew McCoyd, MD   Director Neurology Residency Program
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Loyola Medical Center
    Maywood, IL
Michael P. Merchut, MD   Professor of Neurology
    Loyola University Medical Center
    Maywood, IL 
Thomas R. Mizen, MD   Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Neurology, Neurosurgery & Neuro-Ophthalmology
    Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 
Mark E. Molitch, MD   Martha Leland Sherwin
    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
    Northwestern University
    Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL 
Thomas P. Naidich, MD   Professor of Radiology & Neurosurgery
Course Co-Director   Director of Neuroradiology
    Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    New York, NY
M. Kelly Nicholas, MD   Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation
    University of Illinois
    Chicago, IL
Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD   Director, Endovascular & Operative Neurovascular
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Brain Aneurysm Institute
    Professor of Surgery
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
Richard Penn, MD   Professor of Neurosurgery 
    Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 
Vikram C. Prabhu, MD, MS   Professor & Residency Program Director
FAANS, FACS   Loyola University Medical Center
    Stritch School of Medicine
    Maywood, IL 
Anthony T. Reder, MD   Professor of Neurology
    Pritziker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
A. David. Rothner, MD   Senior Physician
    Chariman Emeritus
    Section Head of Child Neurology
    Director, Adolescent Headache Program
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland, OH
Sean Ruland, DO   Assistant Professor 
    Medical Director Neurosciences, ICU
    Physician Quality Officer
    Neuroscience Service Line
    Department of Neurology
    Loyola University Medical Center
    Stritch School of Medcine
    Maywood, IL 
Konstantine Slavin, MD   Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
    University of Illinois
    College of Medicine at Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Robert Spinner, MD   Burton M. Onofrio
    Chair, Department of Neurologic Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
    Professor of Orthopedics and Anatomy
    Mayo Clinic Medical School
    Rochester, MN
Michael Steinzmetz, MD   Chairman of Neurosurgery
    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
Ugur Ture, MD   Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
    Yeditepe University School of Medicine
    Istanbul, Turkey
Manuel Utset, MD   Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Bakhtier Yamini, MD   Associate Professor of Surgery
    University of Chicago Hospitals
    Chicago, IL 
Robert A. Zimmerman, MD   Professor of Radiology
    Chief, Pediatric Neuroradiology & MRI
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    University of Philadelphia
    School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA


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