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Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD, Joins Department

February 9, 2022

The Department of Neurosurgery is thrilled to announce that Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD, will joining our team in August as a dual-trained vascular neurosurgeon. Dr. Al-Saiegh comes to us from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is currently an enfolded Endovascular & Cerebrovascular fellow who is scheduled to complete his CAST-accredited Endovascular Neurosurgery fellowship […]

First South Texas DBS Surgery for Alzheimer’s Performed by Alexander Papanastassiou, MD

February 4, 2022

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to share the news that Alexander Papanastassiou, MD, performed surgery on the first patient in South Texas to be part of a new study evaluating the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease. You can read more about this surgery and the study’s […]

Justin Mascitelli, M.D., Publishes New Textbook

February 1, 2022

Congratulations to Justin Mascitelli, M.D., on the publication of his textbook: “Introduction to Vascular Neurosurgery.” Dr. Mascitelli has been working on this comprehensive summary of neurovascular disease and management for several years as a co-editor. With the collected expertise of its many contributors, the textbook will serve as a trusted resource for medical students, residents, […]