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Alumni

Over the past four decades, our resident graduates have built successful careers at academic, research and medical facilities across the nation. Select the dates below to see how our alumni are contributing to the field of neurosurgery.

Practice outcomes 2012-16

Private or group practice: 63%
Fellowship: 37%

2016

Conley, Adam
(Pediatric fellowship, Cincinnati, OH)

Harrison, Jason
(Private practice, Rome, GA)

2015

Hutchins, Leslie
(Neurosurgery, Shannon Hospital, San Angelo, TX)

2014

Ridder, Thomas S.
(Pediatric neurosurgery fellow, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, Denver, CO)

2013

Machinis, Theofilos (Theo)
(Neurosurgery, Centra Neuroscience Institute, Lynchburg, VA)

Stanger, Richard
(Neurosurgery, The NeuroMedical Center, Baton Rouge, LA)

2012

Powell, Tiffany
(Neurosurgery, Reston Hospital Center, Reston, VA)

2011

Kelly, Brandon
(Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California; neurosurgery, Idaho Neurosurgery and Spine, Idaho Falls, Idaho)

2010

Tavanaiepour, Daryoush
(Assistant professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida Health)

2009

Samuelson, Rodney
(Neurosurgery, Regional Health, Rapid City, SD)

Zacko, J. Christopher
(Assistant professor and director of neurotrauma and neurocritical care, Department of Neurosurgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA)

Lee, Kangmin
(Neurological oncology, The Brain and Spine Institute–John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack, NJ)

Tran, Nam
(Neuro-oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL)

2008

Schroeder, Jason
(Assistant professor of surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Toledo Health, Toledo, OH)

2007

Cameron, Brian
(Assistant professor, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

Oberlander, Eric
(Neurosurgery, The NeuroMedical Center, Baton Rouge, LA)

2006

Chen, Michael
(Associate professor, director of the Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship program, Division of Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Kim, Stefan
(Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA)

Highsmith, Jason
(Neurosurgery, Charleston Brain & Spine, Charleston, SC)

2004

Doppenberg, Egon
(Neurosurgery, Advocate Health Care (AVC), Downers Grove, IL)

Tye, Gary
(Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA)

2003

Ty, Henry
(Neurosurgery, New England Neurological Associates, P.C., Lawrence, MA)

2002

Campbell, John
(Neurosurgery, St. Bernards Medical Group, Jonesboro, AR)

Shutack, John
(Neurosurgery, Chesapeake Regional Medical Group–Neurosciences Institute, Chesapeake, VA)

2001

Zauner, Alois
(Medical director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center of Central California, Santa Barbara, CA)

Prabhu, Sujit
(Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX)

2000

Allen, Clark H.
(Neurosurgery, Idaho Neurosurgery & Spine, Idaho Falls, ID)

Jebraili, Sean
(Founder, Commonwealth Neurosurgery, LLC, Fairfax, VA)

1999

Loudon, William
(Section chief, pediatric neurosurgery, and director of neurotrauma, Children’s Hospital of Orange County; professor of neurosurgery, University of California at Irvine; medical director, Southern California Gamma Knife Center)

Huneycutt, William Scott
(Neurosurgery, Bingham Memorial Hospital, Blackfood, ID)

Ritter, Ann M.
(Assistant professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and VCU Health)

1998

Graham, R. Scott
(Professor and residency program director, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

Winters, Charles J.
(Neurosurgery, Brain & Spine Specialists, P.A., Bel Air, MD)

1997

Watson, Joseph C.
(Professor of neurosurgery, George Washington University; founder, Cerebrum MD)

1996

Myseros, John S.
(Professor and vice chief of neurosurgery, Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.)

Trumble, Eric R.
(Director of congenital neurosurgery at the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL)

1995

Greenwald, Brent
(Private practice, Greenwald Neurosurgical, Idaho Falls, ID)

Mathern, Bruce
(Professor and executive vice chair, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

1994

Oetting, Gregory M.
(Neurosurgery, Augusta Neuroscience)

Salvant, Jr., Jackson B.
(Neurosurgery, Riverside Hampton Roads Neurosurgical Spine Specialists, Newport News, VA)

Smith, Maurice M.
(Assistant professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis, TN)

1993

Gordon, Charles
(Neurosurgery, Precision Spine Care, Tyler, TX)

Valadka, Alex
(Professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

1992

Weaver, John P.
(Associate professor and director of the cerebrovascular program, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA)

Baldwin, Nevan
(Neurosurgery, Lubbock Spine Institute, Lubbock, TX)

1991

Laske, Douglas
(Chief, Division of Neurosurgery, Abington Health)

Rosenfeld, Allan G.
(Neurosurgery, Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC)

1990

Holloway, Kathryn L.
(Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

1989

Jones, David M.
(Neurosurgery, Piedmont Neurosurgery, P.A., Piedmont Spine Center, Hickory, NC)

Zimmerman, Richard Scott
(Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ)

1988

Atkinson, Lynn
(Neurosurgery, Memorial Healthcare Center, Hollywood, FL)

1987

Alberico, Anthony
(Professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Marshall Health, Huntington, WV)

1986

Miller, Daniel
(Clinical professor of neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine–Fresno, Medical Education and Research, Fresno, CA)

Epstein, Freddy M.
(Adjunct faculty, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX)

1985

Nelson, Alfred
(Adult neurosurgery, brain and spine, Southeastern Neurosurgical and Spine Institute, Greenville, SC)

Wood, Charles
(Neurosurgery, Trinity Health Center, Minot, ND)

1984

Gardner, Stephen
(Adult neurosurgery, brain and spine, Southeastern Neurosurgical and Spine Institute, Greenville, SC)

1983

Singh, Kanwalcharan
(Chairman of neuroscience and medical director of the Gamma Knife Center, Johnston- Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA)

1982

Narayan, Raj K.
(Neurological Surgery, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY)

1981

Corales, Richard
(Neurosurgery, Southern ain & Spine, Metairie, LA)

Levine, Joseph E.
(Neurosurgery, Emerald Coast Surgery Center, Fort Walton Beach, FL)

Gudeman, Steven K.

Seelig, John M.
(Neurosurgery, Coastal Neurological Surgery, San Diego, CA)

1980

Saunders, Myles L.
(Saunders Medical Consultants)

Stavropoulos, Yannis
(Private practice, Yannis M. Stavropoulos Neurosurgery, Fresno, CA)

1978

Greenberg, Richard P.
(Owner and medical director, Ageless Remedies SouthPark, Charlotte, NC)

1976

Ward, John D.
(Hirschier Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, VCU Health)

1975

Hayes, Ronald L.
(Founder and chief science officer, Banyan Biomarkers, Inc.; courtesy professor, University of Florida; adjunct professor, Virginia Commonwealth University)

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