Summer 2018
Addressing Global Health
While many of us spent the summer months traveling and exploring international destinations, I've been thinking about the many places across our globe that are still in desperate need of skilled neurosurgeons. We've created the  Stanford Neurosurgery Global Health Initiative , in an effort to allow our faculty, residents, nurses, and medical students, to travel and work year-round in places where people like us don't yet exist.

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The Future of Surgery Has Arrived in a Newly Opened Center at Packard
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery,  Dr. Gerald Grant , comments about the many advantages of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital's newly opened surgery suite. 
AANS Feature: Stanford Neurosurgeons Address Physician Burnout
Stanford neurosurgeons, Drs.  Michel Kliot  and  Anand Veeravagu , and med student, Kunal Varshneya, share how the Stanford Department of Neurosurgery is making significant efforts to improve physician health and well-being.
Deep Brain Stimulation May Prove Effective for Alcoholism
Preliminary studies by Stanford neurosurgeon,  Dr. Casey Halpern , and resident,  Dr. Allen Ho , show Deep Brain Stimulation may be a beneficial therapy for those with severe alcoholism.
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Stanford Researchers Launch Concussion Study with High School Athletes
Stanford neurosurgeons,  Dr. Jamshid Ghajar and Dr. Gerald Grant  , are teaming up with several regional high schools for a study that will use virtual reality headsets to track eye movements to better spot concussions.
New Research Q&A Series
We've launched a new series featuring our faculty's recent publications, which further explores our department's ongoing research and why the work we do in the lab and in analyzing outcomes data matters.
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Expert Skull Base Neurosurgeon Joins Stanford
We're excited to welcome neurosurgeon, Dr. Juan Fernandez-Miranda to Stanford! Internationally renowned for his expertise in minimally-invasive brain surgery, endoscopic skull base and pituitary surgery, open skull base surgery, and complex brain tumor surgery, Dr. Fernandez-Miranda is a pioneer in the use of endoscopic endonasal approaches to treat highly complex pituitary and skull base tumors.

Bridging Breakthroughs Annual Symposium
October 12-13, 2018
The 9th Annual Program brings together experts from the Stanford Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery.  
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