Awards & Recognition

Three Best Rated, The Best Neurosurgeons in San Diego // 2018

San Diego Magazine, Top Neurosurgeon // 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

US News and World Report, Top Neurosurgeon // 2012

Castle Connolly, Top Neurosurgeon // 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Patients Choice Award, Top Neurosurgeon // 2011

Gustav Retzius Neuroanatomy Competition Prize Winner // 2000, 2001

K. Carner Surgery Scholarship // 1994

Phi Beta Kappa, College of LS&A, University of Michigan // 1990

Angell Scholar, Academic Achievement, College of LS&A // 1987-1990

W.J. Branstrom Award // 1988

Regents Alumni Merit Scholar, University of Michigan // 1987

Katherine Sevin Award, Outstanding Graduate // 1987

Outstanding Student, Mathematics and Science, North Farmington HS // 1987

Mensa // 1984