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Frank Hsu, MD, PhD, chair, UC Irvine Department of Neurological Surgery

Frank PK Hsu, MD, PhD
Chair and Professor
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Jefferson Chen, MD, PhD, associate professor, UCI School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery

Jefferson W. Chen, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
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Kiarash Golshani, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery

Kiarash Golshani, MD
HS Clinical Professor and Vice Chair of Administrative Affairs
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Dr. Michael Y. Oh, UCI professor of neurological surgery

Michael Oh, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Education
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Shuichi Suzuki, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery

Shuichi Suzuki, MD, PhD
Professor
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Mark Linskey, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery Mark E. Linskey, MD
Professor
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Michelle Paff

Michelle Paff, MD
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Ichiro Yuki, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery Ichiro Yuki, MD
HS Clinical Professor
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Sumeet Vadera, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery Sumeet Vadera, MD, FACS, FAANS
HS Clinical Professor
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Dennis Malkasian, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor                              Director, Functional/Developmental  Neuroanatomy and Research Studies
Director, Skull Base Laboratory

Dr. Hansen Bow Hansen Bow, MD, PhD
HS Assistant Clinical Professor
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Dr. Ahmed Mohyeldin

Ahmed Mohyeldin, MD, PhD
HS Assistant Clinical Professor
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Joint Faculty

  • Yama Akbari, MD, PhD — Department of Neurology
  • William B. Armstrong, MD — Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Daniela A. Bota, MD, PhD — Department of Neurology
  • Naveen D. Bhandarkar, MD — Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Nitin N. Bhatia, MD - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Brian Cummings, PhD - Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Anatomy & Neurobiology
  • Cyrus Dastur, MD - Department of Neurology
  • Hamid Djalilian, MD - Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Sohaib Hashmi, MD - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Danielle Perret Karimi, MD — Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Xiao-Tang Kong, MD, PhD - Department of Neurology 
  • Edward C. Kuan, MD, MBA — Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Yu-Po Lee, MD - Department of Orthpaedic Surgery 
  • Harrison Lin, MD - Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Leonid Groysman, MD — Department of Neurology
  • Oswald Steward, PhD — School of Biological Sciences, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
  • Sara Stern-Nezer, MD — Department of Neurology
  • Raj Vyas, MD - Department of Plastic Surgery

Volunteer Faculty

  • Christopher Duma, MD 
  • Hector W. Ho, MD
  • Michael G. Kim, MD ( Long Beach Memorial)
  • William G. Loudon, MD (Children's Health of Orange County-CHOC)
  • Suresh Magge, MD (Medical Director, Neurosurgery-Children's Health of Orange County-CHOC)
  • Michael G. Muhonen, MD (Children's Health of Orange County-CHOC)
  • Joffre Olaya, MD (Children's Health of Orange County-CHOC)
  • Ravi Patel, MD