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Boston Children's Neurosurgery team is ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
Mark R. Proctor, MD
Interim Chief, Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Injury Program
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Alan Cohen, MD, FACS, FAAP
Franc. D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Liliana C. Goumnerova, MD, FRCSC
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgical Oncology
Joseph R. Madsen, MD
Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program
Director, Neurodynamic Labratory
Shenandoah Robinson, MD, FAAP, FACS
Director, Functional Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Surgery and Neurology, Harvard Medical School
R. Michael Scott, MD
Christopher K Fellows Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Edward Robert Smith, MD
Director, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Cerebral Vascular Surgery and Interventions Center
Scellig Stone, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Director, Movement Disorder Program
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Benjamin C. Warf, MD
Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Chair
Director, Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery
Larry Benowitz, PhD
Director of Boston Children's Laboratories for Neuroscience Research in Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
In 1929, Boston Children's Hospital physicians Harvey Cushing, MD, and Franc Ingraham, MD, established the Department of Neurosurgery at the hospital—marking the introduction of pediatric neurosurgery as a formally recognized field.
By their personal example, Cushing and Ingraham encouraged an institutional culture of rigorous observation, meticulous surgical technique and persistent innovation, combined with a continuing emphasis on teaching and publication. That culture thrives in our Department of Neurosurgery to this day.
Today, Boston Children's continues to attract the most accomplished neurosurgeons and promising neurosurgical residents to pursue their research and practice in this challenging environment.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”