Thomas Jefferson University

Resident & Fellow Alumni

Residency Program

2020

Nohra Chalouhi, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Endovascular (enfolded)
Current position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida 

Christian Hoelscher, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Complex spine surgery (enfolded)
Current position: Neurosurgeon, Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

Richard F Schmidt, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Endovascular (enfolded)
Current position: Neurosurgeon, Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

2019

Geoffrey Stricsek, MD
Fellowship: Emory University, Complex spine surgery
Current position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University 

Courtney Pendleton, MD
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic (Rochester), Peripheral Nerve Neurosurgery
Current position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Stony Brook University 

2018

Michael J Lang, MD
Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute, Vascular and skull base surgery
Current position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

Ameet V Chitale, MD
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Endovascular Neurosurgery
Current position: Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Inova Fairfax Medical Center 

Christine Hammer, MD
Fellowship: Emory University, Complex spine surgery
Current position: Neurosurgeon, Franciscan Neurosurgery Associates at St. Joseph

2017

Shannon Clark, MD
Fellowship: Nagoya University Hospital, Sugita Microsurgical fellowship
Current Position: Neurosurgeon, Sentara Neurosurgery

Karl Balsara, MD
Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Current Position: Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Riley Children’s Health, Indiana University Health

Ravi Chandra Madineni, MD
Current Position: Clinical Instructor of Neurological Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University

2016

Richard Dalyai, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Endovascular Neurosurgery
Current Position: Neurosurgeon, Vidant Health

George Ghobrial, MD
Fellowship: University of Miami, Complex Spinal Surgery
Current Position: Neurosurgeon, Pikeville Medical Center

John Styliaras, MD, MS
Fellowship: Nagoya University Hospital, Clinical Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Current Position: Neurosurgeon, St. Luke’s Hospital 

2015

David Krieger, MD
Current Position: Attending neurosurgeon, Neurosurgical Specialists of South Florida

Sussan Salas, MD
Fellowship: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Neuro-oncology
Current Position: Attending neurosurgeon, Henry Ford Macomb Neurosurgery

Sonia Geschwindt, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Skull Base Oncology
Current Position: Attending neurosurgeon, UP Health System (Marquette)

Chengyuan Wu, MD
Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University, Functional Neurosurgery
Current Position: Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University

Kim Williams Jr, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Spine Surgery
Current Position: Neurosurgeon, AMITA Health Medical Group

2014

Rohan Chitale, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Endovascular Neurosurgery
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2013

Peter Amenta, MD, FAANS, FACS
Fellowship: University of Miami, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery
Current Position: Co-Director of Cerebrovascular, Endovascular & Skull Base Surgery, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Tulane University

2012

Peter Campbell, MD
Current Position: Attending neurosurgeon, Spine Institute of Louisiana

Sanjay Yadla, MD, MPH
Current Position: AMITA Health Medical Group, Neurosurgery Elk Grove Village

 2010

Steven M. Falowski, MD
Fellowship: Rush University, Movement Disorders and Epilepsy
Current position: Director of Functional Neurosurgery, St. Luke’s University Health Network

Harminder Singh, MD
Fellowship: University of Washington, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base
Current position: Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

Fellowship Alumni

2017

Kimon Bekelis, MD (Endovascular)
Nabeel Herial, MD, MPH (Endovascular)
Matthew Renyolds, MD (Endovascular)
Jonathan Riley, MD (Functional)
Alan Siu, MD (Skull Base)
George Rymarczuk, MD (Spine)

2016

Ryan Hebert, MD (Endovascular)
Varun Kshettry, MD (Skull Base)
Edison Valle-Giler, MD (Endovascular)
Kim A. Williams, , MD (Spine)
Jefferson Wilson, MD (Spine)

2015

Adam Polifka, MD (Endovascular)
Sonia Geschwindt, MD (Skull Base)
Chengyuan Wu, MD, MSBmE (Functional)

2014

Rohan V. Chitale, MD (Endovascular)
Richard T. Dalyai, MD (Endovascular)
David Kung, MD (Endovascular)
Farid Hamzei-Sichani, MD (Functional)
Christopher Maulucci, MD (Spine)
Mark Oppenlander, MD (Spine)
Marc Otten, MD (Skull Base)

2013

Michael Koltz, MD (Endovascular)
Stephen Monteith, MD (Endovascular)
Asterios Tsimpas, MD (Endovascular)

2012

Ethan A. Benardete, MD, PhD (Endovascular)
David S. Gordon, MD (Endovascular)
Grahame C. Gould, MD (Endovascular)

2011

Michael Lynn, MD (Skull Base)
Anil K. Nair, MD (Endovascular)

2010

Sid Chandela , MD (Endovascular)
Ciro G. Randazzo, MD (Endovascular)
Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris, MD (Endovascular)
N. Nelson Saldua (Spinal Disorders)

2009

Pascal M. Jabbour, MD (Endovascular)

2008

Aditya S. Pandey, MD (Endovascular)
Meryl A. Severson, MD  (Endovascular)

2007

Christopher J. Koebbe, MD (Endovascular)
Daniel R.  Fassett, MD (Spinal Disorders)

2006

P. Roc Chen, MD (Endovascular)
Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD (Endovascular)

2005

Kenneth M. Liebman, MD (Endovascular)
B. Gregory Thompson, MD (Endovascular)

2004

Kevin M. Cockroft, MD (Endovascular)

2003

Erol Veznedaroglu, MD (Endovascular)

2002

George B. Shanno, MD (Endovascular)

2001

Ronald P. Benitez, MD (Endovascular)
Neil A. Troffkin, MD (Endovascular)

2000

Thomas R. Forget, MD (Endovascular)

1999

Rocco A. Armonda, MD (Endovascular)