Shivanand Lad MD, PhD

Nandan Lad

Core Faculty

Shivanand Lad, MD, PhD

Degrees

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.

Cho J, Rahimpour S, Cutler A, Goodwin CR, Lad SP, Codd P. Enhancing Reality: A Systematic Review of Augmented Reality in Neuronavigation and Education. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jul;139:186–95.

Williamson T, Ryser MD, Ubel PA, Abdelgadir J, Spears CA, Liu B, et al. Withdrawal of Life-Supporting Treatment in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Jama Surg. 2020 Jun 17;

Khani M, Sass LR, Sharp MK, McCabe AR, Zitella Verbick LM, Lad SP, et al. In vitro and numerical simulation of blood removal from cerebrospinal fluid: comparison of lumbar drain to Neurapheresis therapy. Fluids Barriers Cns. 2020 Mar 16;17(1):23.