Department of Neurological Surgery Faculty and Staff

Chair

Richard W. Byrne, MD
Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery 
The Roger C. Bone, MD, Presidential Professor of Rush University 

Faculty

Michael Chen, MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Radiology

Richard Webster Crowley, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology
Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Director
Medical Director, Department of Neurosurgery
Surgical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Brian T. David, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Harel Deutsch, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurological Surgery

Ricardo Fontes, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Stephan Munich, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director, Skull Base Neurosurgery

Lorenzo Muñoz, MD
Associate Residency Program Director
Professor of Neurological Surgery

John O’Toole, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery

Sepehr Sani, MD
Associate Professor and Stereotactic & Functional Fellowship Program Director

Vincent Traynelis, MD
Neurosurgery Residency Program Director
Spine Neurosurgery Fellowship Director
Professor of Neurological Surgery

Nurse Practitioners

Rory Breslin-Sani, NP
Julia Clifford-Furlan, NP
Robyn Flanders, NP
Jamie Bloechl, NP
Lauren Springer, NP
Andrea Whedon, NP
Margaret Yesko, NP