Dr. Smerin to Present Award-Winning Study at 2023 AANS Meeting

April 21, 2023

Congratulations to Daniel Smerin, MD, Molly Farrell, DO, Margaret Moran, MD, Carlos Garcia, MD, and David Momtaz, MS3! Under the mentorship of Ali Seifi, MD, FACP, FNCS, FCCM, Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurocritical Care, their study, “Association of Traumatic Brain Injury and Seizure development in the United States, during 2016-2020 a Cross-Sectional Study,” was selected […]

Victoria Fischer

IIMS/CTSA Accepts Pilot Project Proposal from Victoria Fischer, MD

March 23, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that Victoria Fischer, MD, has had her pilot project proposal accepted for support by the UT Health San Antonio Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science / Clinical & Translational Science Award (IIMS/CTSA). The project will explore the mechanism underlying the efficacy of sympathetic ganglion block on […]

Welcome photo with new interns

Department of Neurosurgery Announces 2023 – 2024 Interns

March 17, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce the names of the new interns who will be joining our residency program: Aylin Padir, MD, and Christian Kaculini, MD. Dr. Padir comes to us from SUNY Medical University and Dr. Kaculini is a graduate of UT Health San Antonio. We welcome these new interns to our […]

Staff members smile for group photo celebrating thank a resident day.

Thank a Resident Day 2023

February 24, 2023

Team members from the Department of Neurosurgery’s Neuro ICU celebrated Thank a Resident Day by gathering for this group photo. Thank a Resident Day was instituted by the Gold Humanism Honor Society to recognize resident physicians and their contributions to healthcare. We are grateful to all our residents for their dedication and hard work. Thank […]

Dr. Smerin poses for his photo.

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.  

2022 Virtual Residency Diversity Fair

August 18, 2022

The Department of Neurosurgery will be participating in a live interactive residency fair taking place on Wednesday, August 31st, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You can register for this event by visiting the link below. Registration ends August 29th at 5:00 PM CST.

New Article Published in Journal of Clinical Neuroscience

August 3, 2022

Faculty and residents from the Department of Neurosurgery recently published an article in the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience demonstrating that most ruptured aneurysms are small and have low rupture risk scores. The article’s co-authors include Lee Birnbaum, MD, Justin Mascitelli, MD, Pavel Rodriguez, MD, Victoria Fischer, MD, and Matthew Webb, MD.

Dr. Matthew Webb smiling for his staff photo.

SNIS 2022 – Dr. Webb Presents Abstract for Predicators of Failed Thrombectomy in Large Vessel Occlusion

July 27, 2022

Tomorrow, July 28th, Matthew Webb, MD, will be presenting an abstract discussing “Predicators of Failed Thrombectomy in Large Vessel Occlusion” at the 19th annual meeting of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) in Toronto.  

Graduation 2022

June 15, 2022

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce that Ryan McDermott, MD, and Christopher Sy, MD, will be graduating from our residency program this Friday. We are proud to have worked with these fine physicians for the past seven years. We wish them both the very best as they begin this next chapter of their […]

Dr. Geoffrey Peitz smiling for his staff photo.

Dr. Peitz Completes Enfolded Neurocritical Care Fellowship

June 13, 2022

Congratulations to Geoffrey Peitz, MD, on his successful completion of our enfolded Neurocritical Care Fellowship! Dr. Peitz is the second person ever to enroll in this fellowship, which was specifically designed to train strong intensivists who are capable of caring for critically ill patients and navigating the complexities of neurologic injury and disease. We are […]