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Ephraim W. Church
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Dr. Church graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University with degrees in psychology and music composition. He earned his medical doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Twenty-first Century Scholar. He completed his neurological surgery residency at Penn State Health where he also completed a neuroendovascular fellowship (CAST) in 2016. He was neurosurgery registrar at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia 2016-17 and chief resident at Penn State 2017-18. In 2018-19 he was cerebrovascular neurosurgery fellow at Stanford Medicine where he developed extensive experience with open approaches for cerebrovascular disease including direct bypass for complex aneurysm and moyamoya disease. In 2019 Dr. Church was appointed Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgeon, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiology and Neurology, and Director of the Cerebral Revascularization Program at Penn State Health. His clinical and research interests include cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, evidence based medicine, and medical ethics. He has numerous publications and awards including Phi Beta Kappa 2003 and Alpha Omega Alpha 2013. He and his wife Emily have 4 children.

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cerebrovascular neurosurgery endovascular neurosurgery direct cerebral bypass moyamoya disease
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