Department of Neurosurgery Faculty and Staff Profiles


Neurosurgery Faculty

photo of Fernando Vale, M.D.


Professor and Marshall Allen Distinguished Chair
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
photo of Klepper Alfredo Garcia, M.D.


Professor
Neurocritical Care
Joint Appointment-Neurology
photo of Samuel D. Macomson, M.D.
 


 Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
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 Professor
Pediatric Neurosurgery
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Professor 
Director Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Services
Co-Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Program Director, Neuroendovascular Fellowship
Associate Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency
photo of Martin J. Rutkowski, M.D.
 


Assistant Professor
Open and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Surgical Neuro-Oncology
Joint Appointment-Department of Otolaryngology
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Manan Shah, MD 
Manan Shah, MD 


Assistant Professor
Neurocritical Care
Joint Appointment-Neurology
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John R. Vender, M.D.
 
 


Professor 
Director, Gamma Knife Center

Research

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Krishnan Dhandapani, PhD.
 
Krishnan Dhandapani, PhD.  


Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics
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Assistant Research Scientist
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics
 
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Associate Professor
Director, Human Brain Lab
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics
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Kumar Vaibhav


Assistant Professor
Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

Emeritus Faculty

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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
photo of  Cole Giller, MD, PhD, MBA
 Cole Giller, MD, PhD, MBA


 Professor Emeritus

Physician Assistants/Nurses

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Annie Dennis-King, PA-C  


Physician Assistant
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 Rachel Poston, PA-C  


 Physician Assistant
photo of  Nadine Barrett, N.P., Ph.D
 Nadine Barrett, N.P., Ph.D


 Nurse Practitioner
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Anah Bhatia, PA-C


Physician Assistant

Administration

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Kerry Cartledge


Administrative Director
Augusta University Neuroscience Center
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 Laurel Jones


 
Residency Program Coordinator


Neurosurgery Editorial Office

photo of Colby Zahn, M.S., C.M.I
Colby Zahn, 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.