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Dr. Michael W. McDermott is Professor in Residence, Vice-Chairman and Residency Program Director in the Department of Neurosurgery, UCSF. He is the Robert and Ruth Halperin Chair in Meningioma Research and the Co-Director of the Skull Base Surgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Programs. Dr. McDermott completed medical school at the University of Toronto and Neurosurgical Residency at the University of British Columbia. He was awarded a research fellowship in the Neuro-Oncology Program of the Brain Tumor Research Center at UCSF Medical Center. Thereafter, he joined UCSF for two years as a Neuro-Oncology fellow at the Brain Tumor Research Center (BTRC) and then returned to the University of British Columbia for two years. Since 1992, he has been on the faculty at UCSF and has a clinical interest in skull base and meningioma surgery as well as radiosurgery. Dr. McDermott cares for patients with a wide range of conditions, including brain tumors, neurological cancers, central nervous system infections, and hydrocephalus. He is published in over 200 articles in the peer-reviewed literature. Currently, his research interests are meningioma cell lines and animal models in the BTRC at UCSF.


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Seunggu J. Han
Seunggu J. Han M.D.
Neurological Surgery
3 co-publications

HB

Harjus S. Birk Medical Student
Neurological Surgery
3 co-publications

MR

Martin J. Rutkowski
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

TC

Tene Cage
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

Michael Safaee
Michael Safaee M.D. Resident Physician
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

Arnau Benet
Arnau Benet M.D. Assistant Professor
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

Manish K. Aghi
Manish K. Aghi M.D. Ph.D.
Allergy and Immunology
2 co-publications

AC

Andrew K. Chan
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

EW

Ethan A. Winkler M.D. Ph.D.
Neurological Surgery
2 co-publications

Darryl Lau
Darryl Lau M.D. Resident Physician
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Aaron J. Clark
Aaron J. Clark M.D. Ph.D.
Neurology
1 co-publications

MT

Matthew C. Tate M.D. Ph.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Aaron Clark None
Neurology
1 co-publications

John D. Rolston
John D. Rolston M.D. Ph.D.
Orthopaedics
1 co-publications

JL

Jonathan Liu
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Indro Chakrabarti
Oncology
1 co-publications

AB

Ashley Bach
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

John Burke
Oncology
1 co-publications

Sharon Devasagayam
Sharon Devasagayam M.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

AO

Alp Ozpinar
Neurology
1 co-publications

Stephen T. Magill
Stephen T. Magill
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Jason M. Davies
Internal Medicine: Nephrology
1 co-publications

JB

John F. Burke M.D. Ph.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Jung Ho Han
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Darryl Lau None
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Nathan Rowland
Nathan Rowland M.D. Ph.D.
Neurology
1 co-publications

Sharon Devasagaya None
Miscellaneous
1 co-publications

AB

Arnau Benet
Surgery
1 co-publications

JG

John Golfinos None
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Jonathan D. Breshears
Jonathan D. Breshears M.D. Resident Physician
Neurology
1 co-publications

JO

Joseph A. Osorio
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

WH

William Hoffman
Medical Education and Simulation
1 co-publications

Jugal K. Shah
Jugal K. Shah M.D. Resident Physician
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

MP

Matthew B. Potts M.D. Assistant Professor
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

PS

Penny K. Sneed
Radiation Oncology
1 co-publications

John K. Yue
John K. Yue Medical Student
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

Michael Sughrue
Michael Sughrue M.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

AK

Ari Kane
Family Medicine
1 co-publications

Mitchel S. Berger
Mitchel S. Berger M.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

JV

Jennifer A. Viner
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

JT

Jennie W. Taylor
Neurology
1 co-publications

RS

Rajiv Saigal M.D. Ph.D.
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

WH

William Hoffman None
Plastic Surgery
1 co-publications

LL

Lawrence R. Lustig None
Otolaryngology
1 co-publications

SC

Steven W. Cheung None
Miscellaneous
1 co-publications

Joseph A. Osorio
Joseph A. Osorio M.D. Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology
1 co-publications

AC

Aaron J. Clark
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

MT

Matthew C. Tate
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

AP

Andrew Parsa
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

JR

John D. Rolston
Allergy and Immunology
1 co-publications

NR

Nathan C. Rowland
Neurology
1 co-publications

CL

Catherine Lau
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

PT

Philip V. Theodosopoulos
Neurological Surgery
1 co-publications

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons