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Neurosurgery Faculty: Experts in Neurological Care

World-class neurosurgeons serve as faculty educators for the Department of Neurological Surgery. These teaching physicians and medical scientists also conduct basic science research that translate to advances in neurological surgery. The expertise of IU School of Medicine’s clinical and research faculty ensures that MD students as well as residents, fellows, graduate students and postdocs benefit from outstanding real-world learning experiences.
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13463-Shah, Mitesh

Mitesh V. Shah, MD

Paul B. Nelson Professor of Neurological Surgery

Dr. Shah is a neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive skull base surgery, a technique widely applied for treating brain tumors.

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Clinical Faculty

Laurie L. Ackerman, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Bradley N. Bohnstedt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Jamie L. Bradbury, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Kunal Gupta, MBBCH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Brandon C. Lane, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Gordon Mao, MD, BA

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

James C. Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Rabia Qaiser, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Angela M. Richardson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Jesse J. Savage, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

David W. Stockwell, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Jignesh Tailor, BMBCH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD

Betsy Barton Professor of Neurological Surgery

Saul Wilson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Thomas C. Witt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Laboratory Research Faculty

Beth M. Ansel, PhD, MS

Visiting Senior Research Professor of Neurological Surgery

Naikui Liu, MD, MS, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Neurological Surgery

Amol P. Yadav, PhD, MS, BE

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Xiao-Ming Xu, MD, PhD

Mari Hulman George Professor of Neuroscience Research

Ling-xiao Deng, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Neurological Surgery

Xiang Gao, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Neurological Surgery

Wei Wu, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Professor Emeritus

Richard L. Gilmor, MD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Radiology

Robert M. Worth, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Zao C. Xu, MD, MS, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Anatomy & Cell Biology