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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.

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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 MyAANS.org.

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Christopher I. Shaffrey MD, FAANS

John A. Wilson MD, FAANS, FACS

Anil Nanda MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS

Anthony L. Asher MD, FAANS, FACS

Shelly D. Timmons MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS

Robert F. Heary MD, FAANS

Kathleen T. Craig
Michael A. Chabraja Esq.
P. David Adelson MD, FAANS, FACS

Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS

E. Antonio Chiocca MD, PhD, FAANS

Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol MD, MSc, MBA, FAANS

Jacques J. Morcos MD, FAANS, FACS

Ann R. Stroink MD, FAANS

Curtis J. Rozzelle MD, FAANS

Gregory R. Trost MD, FAANS

Marc A. Vanefsky MD, FAANS

Andrew E. Wakefield MD, FAANS
Manish K. Aghi MD, PhD, FAANS
AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
Ex-Officio
Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS
AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care
Ex-Officio
Zoher Ghogawala MD, FAANS
Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Ex-Officio
Robert E. Gross MD, PhD, FAANS
AANS/CNS Section on Stereotactic & Functional Surgery
Ex-Officio
Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF)
Ex-Officio
Jeremiah Nicholas Johnson MD, FAANS
Ex-Officio
John Joseph Knightly MD, FAANS
NPA
Ex-Officio
John Joseph Knightly MD, FAANS
NeuroPoint Alliance
Ex-Officio
Mark D. Krieger MD, FAANS
Ex-Officio
Charles J. Prestigiacomo MD, FAANS, FACS
Section on the History of Neurological Surgery of AANS
Ex-Officio
James T. Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS
The Journal of Neurosurgery
Ex-Officio
Jason M. Schwalb MD, FAANS, FACS
AANS/CNS Section on Pain
Ex-Officio
Michael Patrick Steinmetz MD, FAANS
Ex-Officio
Jennifer A. Sweet MD, FAANS
AANS/CNS Section on Women in Neurosurgery
Ex-Officio
Jeffrey M. Tomlin MD, FAANS
Ex-Officio
Babu G. Welch MD, FAANS
Ex-Officio
 
E. Antonio Chiocca MD, PhD, FAANS
American Academy of Neurological Surgery
Liaison
Walter D. Johnson MD, FAANS(L), FACS
World Health Organization (WHO)
Liaison
Jesus Lafuente MD
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
Liaison
Linda M. Liau MD, PhD, MBA, FAANS
Liaison
Blas Ezequiel Lopez Felix MD, FAANS
Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery
Liaison
Patrick J. McDonald MD, FRCSC
Canadian Neurosurgical Society
Liaison
Mahmood M. Qureshi MD
Continental Association of African Neurosurgical Societies (CAANS)
Liaison
Ganesh Rao MD, FAANS
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Liaison
Franco Servadei MD
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
Liaison
Claudio G. Yampolsky MD, IFAANS
Latin American Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (FLANC)
Liaison
 
Michael Schulder MD, FAANS