Dr. Smerin Wins Natus Resident/ Fellow Award for Neurotrauma
January 30, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Smerin on his recent reception of the Natus Resident/ Fellow Award for Neurotrauma! In April, Dr. Smerin will present his winning abstract at the 2023 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles. You can read his abstract by visiting 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
Takesha Barclay Graduates with Doctoral Degree
December 16, 2022
The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that one of our advanced practice providers, Takesha Barclay, recently received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the UT Health School of Nursing. Ali Seifi, MD, attended her ceremony on the department’s behalf to show our support for this exciting achievement. Congratulations from all of us, Dr. […]
Sarah Martinez Nominated as a 2022 Compliance Champion
December 14, 2022
Sarah Martinez, MPH, was nominated as a Compliance Champion during this year’s Compliance and Ethics Week Celebration. We congratulate Sarah on receiving this recognition and thank her for the work she does daily to fulfill the mission of UT Health San Antonio!
Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Running Series 2022 – Department Team Members Complete 5K Together
December 6, 2022
This past weekend, several team members from the Department of Neurosurgery participated in the 14th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Running Series. The event, which includes a marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 5K, typically attracts about 20,000 runners each year. Darren Poidevin, Monica Garcia, Maria Paz, and Marissa Velez supported each other throughout the […]
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 – Caitlyn Smith to Present on October 11th
September 30, 2022
Caitlyn Smith, a third-year medical student at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and mentee of Department of Neurosurgery faculty member Dr. Fassil Mesfin, will be speaking at the annual Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting on October 11th, 2022. You can watch Caitlyn present her topic, “Molecular Signature of Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath on […]
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