Alumni - Where Are They Now?

Residents from the Rush University neurosurgery program have gone on to many of the most prestigious universities and institutions in the country. Below are some of the fellowships and post-graduate positions our residents have pursued.
 

2022
  • Bledi Brahimaj
    • Fellowship: MD Anderson (Skull base)
    • Ryan Khanna
      • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering (Spinal Oncology)
    2021
    • Andre Furlan Beer
      • Fellowship: The Ohio State University (Skull Base)
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (endovascular)
      • Post-Graduation: Staff neurosurgeon, Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa Bay, Florida, Assistant Professor of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida
    • Daniel Eddleman
      • Fellowship: Indiana University (Skull Base/Vascular)
    • Joesph Molenda
      • Post-Graduation: Staff neurosurgeon, Wellspan Neurosurgery Group, York, Pennsylvania
    2020
    • Mena Kerolus
      • Fellowship: Columbia University/New York Presbyterian (Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine)
      • Post-Graduation: Staff neurosurgeon, Atlanta Brain and Spine Care, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Ryan Kochanski
      • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco
      • Post-Graduation: Director of Stereotactic, Functional, and Epilepsy Surgery, Methodist Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas
    2018
    • Owoicho Adogwa
      • Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis (adult and pediatric spinal deformity)
      • Post-Graduation: Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, UT Southwestern
    • Joshua Thomas Wewel
      • Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute (Spine)
      • Post-Graduation: Atlanta Brain & Spine Care, Atlanta
    2017
    • Stephan Munich
      • Fellowship: University of Miami (Skull Base)
      • Fellowship: University of Buffalo (Endovascular)
      • Post-Graduation: Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
    • Sumeet K. Ahuja
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (Spine)
      • Post-Graduation: Private Practice, IN
    2016
    • Daniel John DiLorenzo
      • Fellowship: Swedish Hospital (Spine and Functional)
      • Post-Graduation: Loma Linda University Department of Neurosurgery, Loma Linda, CA
    • Carter S. Gerard
      • Fellowship: Swedish Hospital (Functional)
      • Post-Graduation: Swedish Hospital, Seattle
    • Manisha Kumar Kasliwal
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine)
      • Fellowship: University of Virginia (Complex Spine and Spinal Deformity)
      • Post-Graduation: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
    • Lee Tan
      • Fellowship: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
      • Post-Graduation: Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco
    2015
    • Robert G. Kellogg
      • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
      • Post-Graduation: University of Pittsburgh Children’s
    • David C. Straus
      • Fellowship: University of Washington (Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery)
      • Post-Graduation: University of South Carolina
    2014
    • Andrew K. Johnson
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (Endovascular)
      • Post-Graduation: Swedish Hospital, Seattle
    • Ali G. Jourabchi
      • Post-Graduation: Holy Cross Health, Fort Lauderdale
    2013
    • Erwin Z. Mangubat
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (Neuroendovascular Surgery)
      • Fellowship: Swedish Medical Center (Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery)
      • Post-Graduation: University of South Carolina
    • Ricardo B. Fontes
      • Fellowship: University of Virginia (Spinal Deformity)
      • Post-Graduation: Assistant Professor, Program Director, Residency Program, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
    2012
    • Joshua Billingsley
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
      • Post-Graduation: Advocate Hospital, IL
    • Ryan A. Zengou
      • Fellowship: University of Chicago
      • Post-Graduation: NorthShore University Health System, IL
    2011
    • Dmitry S. Ruban
      • Post-Graduation: Rush Copley Medical Center, Aurora, IL
    • Larry R. Shannon
      • Post-Graduation: Bassett Medical Center - O’Connor Hospital, Delhi, NY
    • Adam P. Smith
      • Post-Graduation: SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
    2010
    • Tibor Boco
      • Post-Graduation: Elmhurst Hospital, IL
    2009
    • Bradley T. Bagan
      • Post-Graduation: American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery, Libertyville, IL
    • Nimesh H. Patel
      • Post-Graduation: Methodist Hospital for Surgery, Dallas, TX
    2008
    • Michael J. Musacchio
      • Fellowship: University of Chicago
      • Post-Graduation: NorthShore University Health System, IL
    2007
    • Sepehr B. Sani
      • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco (Functional)
      • Post-Graduation: Associate Professor, Associate Program Director, Residency Program, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    2006
    • Jeffery Stuart Lobel
      • Post-Graduation: Genesis Healthcare System, Zanesville, OH
    2005
    • Juan C. Jimenez
      • Post-Graduation: Rush Riverside, Kankakee, IL
    • Kirk Wayne Jobe
      • Post-Graduation: Neurological Associates of Tampa Bay, FL
    2004
    • Kevin V. Kelly
      • Post-Graduation: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    2003
    • Trent L. Tredway
      • Fellowship: University of Chicago (Spine)
      • Post-Graduation: Private Practice, NeoSpine, Seattle, WA
    2002
    • Patricia B. Rakin
      • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
      • Post-Graduation: John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
    2001
    • Mina Foroohar
      • Private Practice
    • Joseph G. Sramek
      • Private Practice, Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Kalispell, MT
    • James A. Wolter
      • Private Practice