Shivanand Lad MD, PhD

Nandan Lad

Core Faculty

Shivanand Lad, MD, PhD


MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

PhD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Dr. Nandan Lad is a neurosurgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur and currently an Associate Professor at Duke University Medical Center with a focus in Neuromodulation and Neurorestoration.  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 at Stanford with fellowships in Surgical Innovation and Functional Neurosurgery.  

Neuromodulation; Neurorestoration; Bioengineering; Medical Device Design; Clinical Trials; Data Science; Health Outcomes.

Shartle K, Yang YC, Richman LS, Belsky DW, Aiello AE, Harris KM. Social Relationships, Wealth, and Cardiometabolic Risk: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Study of U.S. Older Adults. J Aging Health. 2022 Oct;34(6–8):1048–61.

Pascoe EA, Lattanner MR, Richman LS. Meta-analysis of interpersonal discrimination and health-related behaviors. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 2022 May;41(5):319–31.

Bhavsar NA, Kumar M, Richman L. Defining gentrification for epidemiologic research: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2020;15(5):e0233361.