Our Safe Care Commitment 

The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We know that COVID-19 will be with us for the foreseeable future, so we're taking a comprehensive approach to provide you and your family the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.

Meet the Team

Our team of neurosurgeons are all faculty at Harvard Medical School (HMS). They continue to build on our long and distinguished history by offering innovative, compassionate, and patient-centered care and pioneer groundbreaking advances in the treatment of all neurosurgical conditions. A few of our neurosurgeons on the team are highlighted below. See our full team of neurosurgeons and their profiles here.

E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD, FAANS
Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery, 
Established by the Daniel E. Ponton Fund, Harvard Medical School 
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery 
Co-Director, Institute for the Neurosciences
Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospital 
Surgical Director, Center for Neuro-oncology 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

E. Antonio Chiocca was appointed Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery in 2012. Dr. Chiocca's clinical practice is focused on brain tumors and peripheral nerve tumors, entrapment and trauma. Dr. Chiocca's goal as the Department Chair has been to foster the neurosurgical faculty's clinical and scientific neuroscience programs so that they can discover the best treatments for patients. Delivering advanced, comprehensive and compassionate care remains a priority and is at the center of the department.
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Alexandra Golby, MD
Director of Image-guided Neurosurgery
Co-Director AMIGO (advanced multi-modality image-guided OR)
Co-Director clinical fMRI
Haley Distinguished Chair in the Neurosciences
Professor of Neurosurgery, Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Alexandra Golby is Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Golby is an attending neurosurgeon, Director of Image-guided Neurosurgery, Co-director of AMIGO, and Co-director of Clinical fMRI. Dr. Golby's clinical practice is focused on image-guided neurosurgery with special interests in surgery for patients with brain tumors and epilepsy, particularly those whose disease is intimately involved with critical brain regions.
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Ossama Al-Mefty, MD
Director, Skull Base Program
Lecturer, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty is the Director of the Skull Base Surgery Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Al-Mefty's clinical practice is focused on the treatment of benign and malignant tumors, vascular disorders (aneurysm and malformation), congenital disorders, and other diseases affecting the skull base. Dr. Al-Mefty is recognized by his peers as a leader in caring for patients with meningiomas and rare skull tumors (chordomas) and a pioneer in developing techniques for treating rare and complex skull base conditions.
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