Dr. Seifi and HiccAway Featured in San Antonio Express-News Article
February 17, 2023
Ali Seifi, MD, FNCS, FCCM, and his HiccAway invention were recently the subject of an article published by the San Antonio Express-News. UT Health is expected to test HiccAway’s efficacy controlling hiccups in a new randomized trial comparing it against a nationwide control group. You can read the article and learn more about the development […]
Dr. Papanastassiou to Present at Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Network Conference.
February 15, 2023
Next month, Alexander Papanastassiou, MD, will present at the Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Network Conference. He is scheduled to speak Sunday, March 5th (Session Three), regarding open loop deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and epilepsy. You can learn more about the event and register for it online using this link.
Department Faculty Members Make 2023 “Best in S.A. Doctors” List
January 27, 2023
Congratulations to Drs. John Floyd and Cristian Gragnaniello, who were both featured in Scene in S.A. Magazine’s “2023 Best in S.A. Doctors” list! The list marks the 18th annual survey of the best doctors in San Antonio as referred by their peers. You can read the full list by visiting this link.
Justin Mascitelli, MD, Named Associate Editor for Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery
January 11, 2023
Congratulations are in order! Justin Mascitelli, MD, FAANS, has been named as an associate editor for the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery (JNIS). This is a great honor! Click the link below to read the full story. Justin R. Mascitelli named associate editor for Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Dr. Seifi and HiccAway Featured in Future Magazine
November 18, 2022
Dr. Ali Seifi was featured in the latest issue of Future, the official magazine of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The published story describes the development of Dr. Seifi’s HiccAway device and relays his guidance to other inventors who […]
Welcome, Dr. Chen!
October 27, 2022
Ali Seifi, MD, FNCS, FCCM, and all our team members would like to welcome Kevin Chen, MD, to the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Chen joined us early in October as a faculty member on our Neurocritical Care team. When you get a chance to meet Dr. Chen, please make sure to greet him and make […]
2022 CNS Annual Meeting – Dr. Mascitelli Scheduled to Present on October 9th
September 29, 2022
Justin Mascitelli, MD, FAANS, will be a presenting a comprehensive review of treatment for intracranial aneurysms on October 9th at the annual CNS meeting. You can catch his presentation by attending the Cerebrovascular Bundle 2 symposium (SYM12B) at 12:45pm in room 2014. https://www.cns.org/annualmeeting
2022 CNS Annual Meeting – Dr. Mascitelli Scheduled to Present on October 8th
September 27, 2022
Justin Mascitelli, MD, FAANS, will be a presenting on the topic of comprehensive management of acute stroke at the annual CNS meeting on October 8th. You can catch his presentation by attending the Cerebrovascular Bundle 1 symposium (SYM02A) at 8:00am in room 2000. https://www.cns.org/annualmeeting
Jim Brookshier Becomes AAOP Fellow
September 21, 2022
The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that faculty member Jim P. Brookshier, MPO, CLPO, FAAOP, recently achieved Fellow status through the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics (AAOP). The AAOP is an elite group of professionals who have completed extensive educational requirements and contributed to the advancement of their respective fields through published […]
Dr. Mesfin Accepts Appointment to CME Committee of NASS
September 7, 2022
The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that Fassil Mesfin, MD, has accepted an appointment to become a member of the Continuing Medical Education Committee of the North American Spine Society (NASS). As a member, he will be responsible for assessing educational needs and developing CME activities to enhance the capabilities of spine professionals. […]