Fadi Al–Saiegh, MD

Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD, to Give Virtual Lecture about Cerebral Aneurysm Techniques

June 20, 2023

Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD, will be giving a virtual lecture about novel techniques for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms on July 5th at 6:30 PM CST. The lecture is hosted by the Bexar County Physician Assistant Society and is open to non-members. Register for it by using the link below. https://bexarcountypasociety.org/event-5307484  

Graduation News – Geoffrey Peitz, MD, and Sam Tavakoli, MD

June 16, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce that Geoffrey Peitz, MD, and Sam Tavakoli, MD, will be graduating from our residency program tomorrow, Saturday June 17th. We are proud to have worked with these fine physicians for the past seven years and wish them both the very best as they begin this next chapter […]

Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou

Dr. Papanastassiou to Present Seminar on Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

June 14, 2023

Curious about Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Parkinson’s disease? Patients, family, friends, and caregivers are invited to join neurosurgeon and DBS expert, Alexander Papanastassiou, MD, and neurologist Okeanis Vaou, MD, for a free seminar on July 8th to learn about DBS, an effective treatment that can relieve fluctuations of symptoms and dyskinesias caused by Parkinson’s […]

Department Qualifies for 2023 CNS SANS Challenge

June 13, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that we have qualified as a top team for the 2023 Congress of Neurological Surgeons SANS Challenge! This means that we will be able to participate in the on-site challenge taking place at the CNS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Congratulations and best of luck to our […]

Justin Mascitelli, MD, Featured in UT Health Physicians Stroke Video

June 9, 2023

Department of Neurosurgery faculty member Justin Mascitelli, MD, was recently featured in a UT Health Physicians video discussing stroke prevention and risk reduction. You can watch the video by visiting the link below.

Fellowship Program Receives CAST Certification

June 8, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that the Neuroendovascular Surgery Advisory Committee (NESAC) and Committee on Accreditation of Subspecialty Training (CAST) of the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) have certified our CNS endovascular fellowship program. These organizations work to develop and clarify advanced subspecialty training requirements within the field of neurosurgery so that […]