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.

Gilligan C, Volschenk W, Russo M, Green M, Gilmore C, Mehta V, et al. An implantable restorative-neurostimulator for refractory mechanical chronic low back pain: a randomized sham-controlled clinical trial. Pain. 2021 Oct 1;162(10):2486–98.

Ponder M, Venkatraman V, Charalambous L, Ansah-Yeboah AA, Adil SM, Antezana LA, et al. Mobile Health Application for Patients Undergoing Breast Cancer Surgery: Feasibility Study. Jco Oncol Pract. 2021 Sep;17(9):e1344–53.

Adil SM, Calabrese E, Charalambous LT, Cook JJ, Rahimpour S, Atik AF, et al. A high-resolution interactive atlas of the human brainstem using magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage. 2021 Aug 15;237:118135.