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Governance and Leadership

The AANS is governed by a volunteer group of neurosurgeons, nominated and elected by fellow AANS members, who are committed to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to promote the highest quality of patient care.


If you are a member of any AANS Committee below, you may access committee documents and resources by logging into the Committee Corner section of

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Shelly D. Timmons MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS

Christopher I. Shaffrey MD, FAANS


John A. Wilson MD, FAANS, FACS

Alex B. Valadka MD, FAANS, FACS

Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS

Kathleen T. Craig

Michael A. Chabraja Esq.
Nicholas M. Barbaro MD, FAANS, FACS Director-at-Large
E. Antonio Chiocca MD, PhD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol MD, MSc, MBA, FAANS Director-at-Large
Richard G. Ellenbogen MD, FAANS, FACS Director-at-Large
Jacques J. Morcos MD, FAANS, FACS Director-at-Large
Ann R. Stroink MD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Curtis J. Rozzelle MD, FAANS Regional Director
Gregory R. Trost MD, FAANS Regional Director
Marc A. Vanefsky MD, FAANS Regional Director
Andrew E. Wakefield MD, FAANS Regional Director
Manish K. Aghi MD, PhD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Emad N. Eskandar MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Robert E. Harbaugh MD, FAANS, FACS Ex-Officio
J Mocco MD, FAANS, FAHA Ex-Officio
Edjah Kweku-Ebura Nduom MD Ex-Officio
Christopher J. Neal MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Ann M. Parr MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC Ex-Officio
Charles J. Prestigiacomo MD, FAANS, FACS Ex-Officio
Mark R. Proctor MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Joshua M. Rosenow MD, FAANS, FACS Ex-Officio
James T. Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Jason M. Schwalb MD, FAANS, FACS Ex-Officio
Michael Y. Wang MD, FAANS Ex-Officio
Daniel Louis Barrow MD, FAANS Liaison
Richard G. Ellenbogen MD, FAANS, FACS Liaison
Jesus Lafuente MD Liaison
Blas Ezequiel Lopez Felix MD, FAANS Liaison
Stephen P. Lownie MD, FRCSC, FAANS Liaison
Basant Kumar Misra MD Liaison
Jose Marcus Rotta MD Liaison
Franco Servadei MD Liaison
Ashwini D. Sharan MD, FAANS Liaison
Abderrahmane Sidi Said MD Liaison
Michael Schulder MD, FAANS

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