Neurological Surgery; Neuroradiology
Elad I Levy is Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery and the L. Nelson Hopkins Endowed Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo. He recently was awarded Distinguished Professor at SUNY Buffalo.
Dr. Levy graduated from Dartmouth College with a BS in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry in 1993. At Dartmouth, he competed as a varsity heavy weight rower. He graduated with distinction from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1997. Dr. Levy completed his resident training in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. As a recipient of the AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section Mullen Endovascular Fellowship Award, he also completed a two year Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship with Dr. Nick Hopkins at SUNY Buffalo.
Dr. Levy has served on the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Executive Committee since 2007 and is the past president of the CNS Foundation; he has helped develop multiple global philanthropic initiatives. He currently serves as President of the CNS and Vice Chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) and as the Endovascular Section Editor for Neurosurgery.
His clinical and research interests are focused on treatment of cerebrovascular diseases, specifically aneurysm and stroke. He has over 600 peer reviewed articles with an H-index of 94 as well as several books on cerebrovascular disease and treatment. In 1997, he was the recipient of the Walter Freeman Award (for best medical student paper based on original investigation) and in 1996 he received the Beaumont Society Dr. Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Award for meritorious research completed during medical training at G.W.U.M.C.
Dr. Levy devotes his free time to his wife, Cindy, and their three children, Bennett, Hannon and Lauren. As a family, they enjoy recreational and fitness activities outdoors.
Neurological Surgery, Neuroradiology
Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly
This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.