Previous Residents

Graduated 2017
John Rolston, MD, PhD
Director of Epilepsy Surgery and Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery, University of Utah

Doris Wang, MD, PhD
Fellow, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Corinna Zygourakis, MD
Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Graduated 2016
Tene Cage MD
Fellow, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Seunggu Han MD
Fellow, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Dario Englot MD, PhD
Clinical Instructor and Fellow, Vanderbilt University

Graduated 2015
Rajiv Saigal MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington

Jason Davies MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery & Bioinformatics, State University of New York at Buffalo

Nathan Rowland MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical University of South Carolina

Graduated 2014
Aaron Clark MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Michael Ivan MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Miami

Jason Cheng MD
Neurosurgeon, John Muir Medical Center

Graduated 2013

Matthew Potts MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University

Michael Oh MD, PhD
Neurosurgeon, Moody Brain and Spine Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Phiroz Tarapore MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Graduated 2012
Brian Jian MD, PhD
Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento

Matthew Tate MD, PhD
Assistant Professor in Neurological Surgery and Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Orin Bloch MD
Assistant Professor in Neurological Surgery and Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Graduated 2011
Mark Richardson MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director of Adult Epilepsy Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

Michael Sughrue MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Oaklahoma

Graduated 2010
Edward F. Chang MD
Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Vincent Wang MD, PhD
Neurosurgeon, Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Isaac Yang MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Los Angeles

Graduated 2009

Daniel Lu MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Los Angeles 

Nader Sanai MD
Director of Neurosurgical Oncology, Barrow Neurological Institute

James Waldron MD
Neurosurgeon, NeuroTexas Institute

Graduated 2008
Frank L. Acosta, Jr. MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Keck Medical Center of USC
 
Daniel A. Lim MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
 
Rene Sanchez-Mejia MD
Head, Section of Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Surgery, Scripps Clinic
 
Graduated 2007
Kurtis Auguste MD
Associate Physician, Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
 
John Chi MD, MPH
Neurosurgeon and Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
 
Justin Smith MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
 
Graduated 2006
Rose Du MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
Marcus L. Ware MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Tulane University
 
Graduated 2005
Devin K. Binder MD, PhD
Brain and Elective Spine Treatment Center
 
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa MD
Chair Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Florida
 
Graduated 2004
Cornelia S. von Koch MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Redwood City, CA
 
Graduated 2003
Jay Y. Chun MD, PhD
Faculty, Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists
 
G. Edward Vates MD, PhD
Professor, University of Rochester School of Medicine
 
Graduated 2002
Steven G. Ojemann MD
Assistant Professor and Director of Stereotatic & Functional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Colorado

Matthew D. Smyth MD
Assistant Professor, Washington University, St. Louis MO
 
Philip V. Theodosopoulos MD
Professor and Vice Chair, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 2001
Geoffrey T. Manley MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, University of California, San Francisco

Praveen V. Mummaneni MD
Professor and Vice Chair, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 2000
Daniel M. Lieberman MD
Faculty, Phoenix Spine Center
 
Scott P. Wachhorst MD
Neurosurgeon, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
 
Graduated 1999
Sandeep Kunwar MD
Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco
 
Aviva Abosch MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Colorado
 
Graduated 1998
Paul Matz MD
Neurosurgeon, St. Luke's Hospital, MO
 
Eldan Eichbaum MD
Bell Neuroscience Institute of Silicon Valley
 
Andrew Metzger MD
Southwest Neurosurgical Associates
 
Graduated 1997
Scott Shepard MD
Assistant Professor, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Charles Cobbs MD
Neurosurgeon, Sweedish Medical Center Seattle and Issaquah
 
Graduated 1996
Adam Mamelak MD
Director, Functional Neurosurgery Program, Cedars-Sinai
 
Sanjoy Sundaresan MD
Texoma Pain and Spine Center, Wichita Falls, TX
 
Dong Kim MD
Professor and Chair, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

 
Graduated 1995
Michon Morita MD
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu
 
Sherry Taylor MD, PhD
Private Practice, Marysville, CA
 
Graduated 1994
Jeffrey McDonald MD, PhD
Private Practice, Coeur D'Alene, ID
 
Patricia Ann Mancuso MD
Lone Star Neurosurgery, San Antonio, TX
 
Graduated 1993
William Obana MD
Chief, Neurosurgery Division, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
 
Graduated 1992
Samuel Ciricillo MD
Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
 
Graduated 1991
Thomas Mampalam MD
Sutter Health, Pinole, CA
 
James Baumgartner MD
Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
 
Eric Omsberg MD
Private Practice, Waterville, ME
 
Jacob Rachlin MD
Instructor in Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
 
Graduated in 1990
Joshua Bederson MD
Professor and Vice-Chairman, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
 
Graduated in 1989
Stanley Barnwell MD
Associate Professor, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
 
Donald Ross MD
Medford Neurological and Spine Clinic, Medford, OR
 
Graduated in 1988
Jonathan Hodes MD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Louisville, KY
 
Brian Andrews MD
Pacific Neurosurgical Associates, San Francisco, CA
 
Graduated 1987
Robert Levy MD, PhD
Professor, Northwestern University School of Medicine
 
Griffith Harsh, IV MD, MBA
Professor, Stanford University Medical Center
 
Graduated 1986
Corey Raffel MD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 1985
Nicholas Barbaro MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
 
Mitchel Berger MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 1984
Neil Martin MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
 
David Baskin MD
The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
 
Graduated 1983
Greg Zorman MD
Neurosurgery Chief, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
 
Stephen Powers MD
Staff Physician, Penn State Medical Center
 
Graduated 1982
Donald Wright MD
Private Practice, Washington, DC
 
James Earl Boggan MD
Professor, University of California, Davis
 
Graduated 1981
Alexander MacKay MD
Private Practice, Spokane, WA

George Prioleau MD
 
Graduated 1980
Craig Yorke, Jr. MD
Private Practice, Topeka, KS
 
Isabelle Richmond MD
Private Practice, Norfolk, VA
 
Graduated 1979
Mark Rosenblum MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Henry Ford Medical Center, Detroit, MI
 
Philip Gutin MD
Chief, Neurosurgical Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
 
Graduated 1978
Raymond Lagger MD
Private Practice, Mountain View, CA
 
Hoi-Sang U MD
Professor, University of California, San Diego
 
Graduated 1977
Lawrence Dempsey MD
Private Practice, Anchorage, AK
 
Robert Spetzler MD
Emeritus Chair, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
 
Graduated 1975
Lawrence Pitts MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
 
Hal Hankinson MD
Neurosurgical Associates, Albuquerque, NM
 
Graduated 1974
Grant Gauger MD
Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco
 
John Grollmus MD
 
Graduated 1973
Jerome Stovall King MD
Private Practice, Pittsboro, NC
 
Graduated 1972
E. Fletcher Eyster MD
Associate Physician, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 1971
Ernest Bates MD
American Shared Hospital Services, San Francisco, CA
 
Philip Weinstein MD
Professor, University of California, San Francisco
 
Graduated 1970
Timothy Altenhoffen MD

Louis Nelson MD
CNS Center Neurosurgery Medical Group, Modesto, CA
 
Graduated 1969
Earl Olsen, MD
 
Robert Chow MD
Private Practice, Piedmont, CA
 
Graduated 1968
Jay Levy MD
Private Practice, Napa, CA
 
Jacob Mathis MD
 
Information not currently available for residents graduated before 1968.