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Skull Base Surgery


The Team

The Skull Base Surgery Tumor Program surgeons have extensive experience and are respected internationally for their ability to treat head and neck tumors in this delicate and complex area.

Program director Scharukh Jalisi, MD, MA, FACS, of the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, leads a team of experts in treating patients with a wide range of tumors.

Skull Base Surgery Tumor Program

Scharukh Jalisi, MD is co-Director of BMC Skull Base Surgery Tumor Program

Scharukh Jalisi, MD, MA, FACS
Director, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Skullbase Surgery
Board Certifications: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship Training: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Cranial Base Surgery and Microvascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Special Interests: Head & neck cancer; Skullbase surgery – endoscopic and open; Endocrine surgery – thyroid, pituitary and parathyroid; Facial plastic and microvascular reconstructive surgery; Laryngology – voice disorders; Sinus surgery

Anand Devaiah, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery (Joint appointment)
Board Certifications: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Clinical Interests: Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Open Skull Base Surg ery, Anterior skull base surgery, Lateral skull base surgery, Otologic Surgery and Diseases, Paranasal Sinus Diseases and Disorders, Head and Neck Oncology, Head and Neck Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, General Otolaryngology.

James W. Holsapple, MD
Chief, Department of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
Board Certifications: Neurological surgery
Clinical Interests: brain tumors and meningiomas, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, aneurysms, Cyberknife® radiosurgical procedures, hydrocephalus, pituitary gland surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and pediatric neurosurgery

Nirav Patel, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Board Certifications: Neurological surgery
Clinical Interests: cerebral or brain aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral arteriovenous malformation or AVM, carotid stenosis, cerebral revascularization, surgical management of stroke, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery

Appointments

Call: 617.414.4899 / 617.414.5093
Fax: 617.414.1788

After Hours Emergencies: Please call 617.638.8000 and ask for the otolaryngology on-call resident to be paged.

Email: HNC.Center@bmc.org

Skull Base Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
Moakley Building
Ground Floor
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.414.4899 / 617.414.5093
Fax: 617.414.1788
Email: HNC.Center@bmc.org
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