Department of Neurosurgery Makes Preparations for 2023 Sub-Internship

February 15, 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery encourages interested medical students to come spend a month with us through our sub-internship. Learn the fundamentals that will form the foundation of your surgical skills. Registration is expected to open April 15th. Visit the link below to register. Our course is NRSR 4010. http://www.aamc.org/vsas  

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. https://uthscsa-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ntrUAF5MQhyxsyL7yuRzzg

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, […]

Graduate Student Kristi Guerrero smiles for her staff photo.

Kristi Dietert Interviewed for UT Health’s Pipette Gazette

July 26, 2021

The Pipette Gazette recently spotlighted Kristi Dietert’s selection as a scholar for the Translational Science Training TL1 Program at UT Health. The article describes the research she has been conducting within the lab of Naomi Sayre, Ph.D., and explores her motivations for pursuing scientific investigation. You can read the full article by clicking on the […]

Research Team Awarded Grant from Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

July 9, 2021

The Department of Neurosurgery is proud to announce that Dr. Naomi Sayre, Dr. Viktor Bartanusz, and Dr. Jim Lechleiter have been awarded a research grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting research that advances our understanding of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) and develops new approaches to alleviate the dysfunction […]

UT Health Site Recognized as Top Enrolling Site for Boston Scientific Deep Brain Stimulation Registry

June 24, 2021

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to share the news that the UT Health site for the Boston Scientific Deep Brain Stimulation Registry was recently recognized as the top enrolling site in the nation. The DBS Registry is a study designed to examine the patient outcomes associated with Boston Scientific’s commercially available VERCISE™ System in […]

Staff members gather together over a Zoom call to wish Dr. Sun farewell.

Farewell Gathering for Dr. Derrick Sun

May 3, 2021

Team members from the Department of Neurosurgery gathered over a Zoom call to bid farewell to their friend and colleague, Derrick Sun, M.D. After team members took turns recounting memories, Chair John Floyd, M.D., presented Dr. Sun with a shining star memento and a pair of old-fashioned San Antonio spurs. We all wish Dr. Sun […]

Ashleigh Johns poses for a photo in a white labcoat

Welcome, Ashleigh Johns!

July 27, 2020

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Johns, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, has joined our neurocritical care team as a nurse practitioner. Ms. Johns attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in microbiology. She earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Texas […]

Drs. Mascitelli and Morton Win 2020 Faculty Teaching Awards

July 22, 2020

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to announce that Justin Mascitelli, M.D., and Ryan Morton, M.D., have won the 2020 Teaching Awards for core faculty and adjunct faculty, respectively. These accolades are awarded by the residents of our department in recognition of an outstanding level of distinction in teaching as well as a true commitment […]

Graduation 2020: Celebrating David Wallace, M.D.

June 19, 2020

This Saturday, June 20th, the Department of Neurosurgery will celebrate the graduation of David Wallace, M.D., from our residency program. With his keen insight, hard work, and wonderful sense of humor, Dr. Wallace has made many important contributions to our program that are sure to be long-lasting. Although we are sad to see him go, […]