Nandan Lad, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department / Division:
Neurosurgery / Neurosurgery
Address:
DUMC 3807
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
919-684-7777
Office Telephone:
919-681-4986
Fax:
919-681-1236
Training:
  • MD, Chicago Medical School Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Illinois), 2004
Residency:
  • General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center (California), 2004-2005
  • Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center (California), 2005-2011
Fellowship:
  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center (California), 2009
Other Training:
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Illinois), 2004
Clinical Interests:
Movement disorders, deep brain stimulation, medically refractory pain, spinal neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, general adult neurosurgery
Research Interests:

Dr. Nandan Lad is a neurosurgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur and currently an Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center with a focus in Functional Neurosurgery.  He is Director of the Duke NeuroInnovations Program, a systematic approach to medical device innovation to large unmet clinical needs.  He completed his MD and PhD in Biochemistry at Chicago Medical School and his neurosurgical residency training and fellowships in Surgical Innovation and Neuromodulation from Stanford University.  Dr. Lad currently serves on the boards of several privately held companies.


Neurotrophin biology; Neuroregeneration; Bioengineering; Medical Device Design; Clinical Trials; National & institutional neurosurgical outcomes analysis.