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Neil A. Martin is Chairman, and W. Eugene Stern Professor in Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
As Neurovascular Director of the UCLA Stroke Center, and Director of the Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Program, Dr. Martin is a preeminent neurosurgeon world renowned for his unique expertise in AVM, aneurysm, and stroke. He is highly sought after by media and peers around the globe and to speak about groundbreaking treatments and research for vascular diseases and disorders.
Dr. Martin is often featured as an expert on CNN, ABC, National Public Radio, in the Los Angeles Times and makes regular appearances on the CBS The Doctors.
Nader Pouratian, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the UCLA Functional and Movement Disorder Program. He is an expert in deep brain stimulation surgery to treat movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
Dr. Pouratian is sought out by peers, patients and the media to speak about advances in deep brain stimulation and his latest research that focuses on further developing brain mapping tools to expand surgical indications to improve function for patients with movement and psychiatric disorders.
He is studying brain-mapping signals to develop brain-computer interfaces to help patients with severe motor and language disabilities.
Isaac Yang is an assistant professor in the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery. He specializes in adult brain and spinal cord tumors with an emphasis on acoustic neuromas. As a principal investigator at the UCLA Brain Tumor Program, he is leading research studies and clinical trials to optimize brain tumor clinical outcomes, novel nanoparticles in immunotherapy treatment of brain tumors, and experimental glioblastoma therapies such as brain tumor vaccines.
He is widely sought after by the media, colleagues and patients to discuss new treatments and advancements for brain tumors. He has appeared as an expert on CBS The Doctors, The Dr. Drew Show and other national news outlets. Dr. Yang has received a number of national awards and grants to honor his research work in brain tumors and excellence in treating and caring for patients.
Professor In Residence and Co-Vice Chief of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Neurosurgery, Director of the UCLA Hydrocephalus Center and Co-Director of the Neuroendoscopy Program.
Dr. Bergsneider specializes in minimally-invasive and advanced endoscopic techniques for the treatment of pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, and hydrocephalus.
Dr. Fallah is a fellowship trained Pediatric Neurosurgeon. He was trained at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Miami Children’s Hospital prior to joining UCLA and Mattel Children’s Hospital. He has special expertise in the comprehensive and modern surgical management of drug resistant epilepsy.
He has published over 50 scholarly articles and book chapters on these topics and continues to make important scientific contributions in the field of pediatric epilepsy surgery. Dr. Fallah is board certified in Neurosurgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.