Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD

Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD is a renowned Neurosurgeon and Scientist at City of Hope Cancer Center in Los Angeles. As Associate Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery his particular area of expertise is in medical and surgical treatment of cancer that affects the nervous system. His research focuses on brain tumors that arise from the spread of breast cancer cells into the brain (metastases). He is author of Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery and other upcoming texts by Elsevier.

Dr. Jandial holds a PhD from University of California at San Diego and an MD from the University of Southern California. He has been recognized extensively in the field. In 2009 he was named Oncology Scholar by the National Institutes of Health and received the Career Development Award from STOP Cancer Foundation. Dr. Jandial also has received the Brain Tumor Award from the American Brain Tumor Foundation, the Penfield Research Award by the Congress of Neurosurgeons, the Community Service Award and recognition of Excellence in Medicine by the American Medical Association, and the Public Service Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, among many others. Recently he was awarded the Breakthrough Award by the USA Department of Defense for his scientific work on brain metastases.

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