Department of Neurosurgery Faculty and Staff Profiles


Neurosurgery Faculty

John R. Vender, M.D.

John R. Vender, M.D.

Professor and Interim Chairman
Interim Chairman of Clinical Services
Director, Gamma Knife Center

Cargill H. Alleyne, Jr., M.D.

Cargill H. Alleyne, Jr., M.D.

Professor 
Endovascular Neurosurgery

Samuel D. Macomson, M.D.

Samuel D. Macomson, M.D.

Associate Professor
Residency Program Director

Cole A. Giller, M.D., PhD., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Cole A. Giller, M.D., PhD., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Professor
Director, Functional and Stereotatic Neurosurgery

Scott Y. Rahimi, M.D.

Scott Y. Rahimi, M.D.

Associate Professor
Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular ServicesAssistant Assistant Residency Program Director

Ian Heger, M.D.

Ian Heger, M.D.

Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Research

Krishnan Dhandapani, PhD.

Krishnan Dhandapani, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Julia V. Fomitcheva, PhD.

Julia V. Fomitcheva, PhD.

Assistant Research Scientist
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Sergei A. Kirov, PhD.

Sergei A. Kirov, PhD.

Associate Professor
Director, Human Brain Lab
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics

sangeetha

 Sangeetha Sukumari-Ramesh, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery

kumar vaibhav

 Kumar Vaibhav

Research Scientist
Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

Emeritus Faculty

Joseph R. Smith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Joseph R. Smith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor Emeritus

Gernot S. Doetsch, PhD.

Gernot S. Doetsch, PhD.

Professor Emeritus
Professor: Department of Surgery (Section of Neurosurgery)
Associate Professor: Department of Physiology and Endocrinology
PhD., 1967, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Physician Assistants/Nurses

Mary Ann Turner, P.A.

Mary Ann Turner, P.A.

Physician Assistant

Miranda Wood

Miranda Wood, N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Katie Moler

Katie Moler, N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Administration

chris bonham

Chris Bonham, M.B.A.

Administrative Director

Augusta University Neuroscience Center

kerry cartledge

Kerry Cartledge

Business Manager

Laurel Jones

Laurel Jones

Residency Program     Coordinator

 

Neurosurgery Editorial Office

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Colby Polonsky, M.S., C.M.I

Medical Illustrator
Joint-Appointment in Neurology

Clinical Appointment

  • Konstantinos N. Fountas, M.D.
  • Kim W. Johnston, M.D.
  • Joe S. Robinson Jr., M.D.
  • Hugh F. Smisson III, M.D.
  • Ildemaro J. Volcan, M.D.
  • Fremont P. Wirth, M.D.