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Medical Advisory Board

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With nationally and internationally recognized healthcare professionals in many fields, including neurosurgery, neurology, dentistry and pain management, this Board is both qualified and committed to promoting better understanding and treatment of TN in the medical community and providing the expertise to address medical issues and patient concerns.

Board Members

Jeffrey A. Brown, MD
National Chairman, MAB

Neurosurgery Director, Cyberknife Program
Winthrop University Hospital
600 Northern Boulevard, Suite 118 Great Neck, NY 11021

John M. Tew, Jr., MD
Midwest Director, MAB

Clinical Director
University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute
234 Goodman Street Cincinnati, OH 45219-0724
Read more about John M. Tew here

Mark E. Linskey, MD
Western Director, MAB

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director of Neurosurgery Cranial Nerve Clinic
University of California, Irvine
UCI Medical Center Building 56, Suite 400, 101 The City Drive South Orange, CA 92868-3298
Read more about Mark E. Linskey here

Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
Ascension at the University of Texas, Austin
1601 Trinity St Stop Z0200 Austin, TX 78712

Kenneth F. Casey, MD
Chief of Neurosurgery
Oakwood Southshore Hospital
5452 Fort Street, Suite 200 Trenton, MI 48183-4638

Steven D. Chang, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman of Strategic Development and
Innovation, Dept. of Neurosurgery at Stanford
213 Quarry Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Gary D. Klasser, DMD
Associate Professor, Diagnostic Sciences
LSUHSC School of Dentistry
1100 Florida Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119

Michael Lim, MD
Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive, R281
Stanford, CA 94305-5327

Donald R. Nixdorf, DDS, MS
Director TMD and Orofacial Pain
University of Minnesota
6th Floor Moos Tower 515 Delaware Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
Read more about Donald Nixdorf here

Julie Pilitsis, MD, PhD
Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave. Physicians Pavillion, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12208

Raymond F. Sekula, Jr., MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director of Cranial Nerve Disorders Program
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
200 Lothrop Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Konstantin V. Slavin, MD
Professor, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
University of Illinois College of Medicine
1853 West Polk Street Chicago, IL 60612

Gary L. Stanton, MD
Emerson Hospital
131 Old Road to Nine Acres Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Derek Steinbacher, DMD, MD, FACS
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor
New Haven, CT, 06519

Harry Van Loveren, MD
David W. Cahill Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair
University of South Florida Health
2 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606
Read more about Harry Van Loveren here

Richard S. Zimmerman, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Mayo Clinic
13400 East Shea Boulevard Scottsdale, AZ 85259