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Neurosurgery - Faculty

Marie Alexander
Advance Practice Practitioner Instructor
Peter S. Amenta, MD
Co-Director of Cerebrovascular, Endovascular & Skull Base Surgery, Adjunct Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Aimee Aysenne, MD, MPH
Vice Chair of Neurology for Inpatient Services
Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program Director, Director of Neurocritical Care, Director of Telestroke

Erin E. Biro, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
G. Bix
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical & Translational Research, Vada Odom Reynolds Chair in Stroke Research

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Ochsner Health
Program Director, Tulane-Ochsner Neurosurgery, Residency Program Co-Director of Ochsner Neuroscience Institue

Olivia Cornu, NP
Advanced Practice Provider
Instructor of Neurosurgery

Robert Dallapiazza, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Sara Mullinax, MMSc-PA, PA-C
Advanced Practice Practitioner
Instructor

Johnny Delashaw, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Daniel Denis, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Associate Dean & Vice President of Health System Clinical Affairs
Charles B. Wilson Professor & Chair of Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador

Director of Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Microsurgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Shannon Hextrum, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

Lora Kahn, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Attending physician-Tulane/Ochsner Residency Program

James Kalyvas, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Ning Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

Alejandra Martinez-Lege, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
Christopher Maulucci, MD, FAANS
Vice Chair of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Director of the Neurosurgery Spine Program, Assistant Residency Program Director

John Nerva, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Co-Director of Cerebrovascular, Endovascular & Skull Base Surgery at Tulane

Gina Recile, MD
Advanced Practice Practitioner
Instructor

Roger D. Smith, MD
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neurosurgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Neurosurgery Professor; Structural & Cellular Biology Professor
Anatomical Research Director, CNRC; Surgical Anatomy Director, Tulane School of Medicine

Emma M. Twiner, MSPAS, PA-C
Advanced Practice Practitioner
Instructor

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Program Director, Brain Injury Research, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

Marcus L. Ware, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery