Dr. Mascitelli Interviewed by KENS 5 to Discuss Stroke

May 28, 2021

Justin Mascitelli, M.D., was recently interviewed for a KENS 5 Wear the Gown segment describing the warning signs of stroke. You can watch the video by clicking on the link below: Recognizing the signs of a stroke | Wear The Gown | kens5.com If you observe any of these signs in yourself or others, make […]


Dr. Michael McGinity smiling for his staff photo.

Dr. McGinity Appointed to the Position of Clinical Director

May 20, 2021

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce that Michael McGinity, M.D., was recently appointed to the position of clinical director for the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. McGinity joined our department as a faculty member in 2019, roughly a year after he graduated from our residency program. As clinical director, Dr. McGinity will be responsible […]



Graduate Student Kristi Guerrero smiles for her staff photo.

Kristi Dietert Awarded Grant Position from the Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 Program at UT Health

May 5, 2021

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to share the news that research trainee Kristi Dietert was recently awarded a grant position from the Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 Program at UT Health. The goal of this program is to enhance the quality and scope of the doctoral research experience by offering interdisciplinary training and mentorship […]



Staff members gather together over a Zoom call to wish Dr. Sun farewell.

Farewell Gathering for Dr. Derrick Sun

May 3, 2021

Last Friday, team members from the Department of Neurosurgery gathered over a Zoom call to bid farewell to their friend and colleague, Derrick Sun, M.D. For the past five years, Dr. Sun has been a crucial part of our faculty. He provided patients with complex spine care of the highest standard as a clinician and […]