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.

Krucoff MO, Gramer R, Lott D, Kale E, Yadav AP, Abd-El-Barr MM, et al. Spinal cord stimulation and rehabilitation in an individual with chronic complete L1 paraplegia due to a conus medullaris injury: motor and functional outcomes at 18 months. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2020 Oct 16;6(1):96.

Spears CA, Hodges SE, Kiyani M, Yang Z, Edwards RM, Musick A, et al. Health Care Resource Utilization and Management of Chronic, Refractory Low Back Pain in the United States. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Oct 15;45(20):E1333–41.

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.