Faculty

Vascular Neurosurgery Division

William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FACS

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Dr. Couldwell specializes in Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Brain Aneurysms, Skull Base Surgery, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Trauma and Neuro Critical Care. William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah. He has served as Director of the American Board of Neurologic... Read More

Specialties: Acoustic Tumors, Brain Tumors, Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Pituitary, Stroke, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care, Trauma Surgery

Residency: University of Southern California

Medical School: McGill University

Ramesh Grandhi, MD, MS

Dr. Grandhi is a ABNS certified, dual-trained cerebrovascular neurosurgeon who treats vascular pathologies through both endovascular techniques and traditional, open microsurgical approaches.  He has extensive experience with patients with cerebrovascular conditions such as arteriovenous malformations, brain aneurysms, and intracranial hemorrh... Read More

Specialties: Brain Tumors, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus, Interventional Radiology, Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Neurointerventional Radiology, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Radiology/Interventional, Stroke, Subdural Hematoma, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vascular Malformations

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University

Richard H. Schmidt, MD, PhD

Dr. Schmidt specializes in the neurosurgical treatment of cranial disorders including brain tumors, meningiomas, aneurysms and vascular malformations, Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus, head trauma and critical care problems.Dr. Schmidt has been a cerebral vascular neurosurgeon at the University of Utah since 1993, providing comprehensive care of ... Read More

Specialties: Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Aneurysms, Chiari Malformation, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Hydrocephalus, Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Stroke, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Residency: University of Washington

Medical School: University of Iowa

Phil Taussky, MD, FACS

Chief, Neurovascular Section

Phil Taussky, MD, FACS serves the Department of Neurosurgery as the Section Chief of Neurovascular Surgery and Chief Value Officer. He earned his MD degree at the University of Basel, and he takes great pride at having done his residency at one of the busiest county hospitals at the Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland. During this time, he w... Read More

Research Interests: Brain Injuries, Cerebrovascular Disorders, Meningioma, Stroke

Specialties: Brain Tumors, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus, Interventional Radiology, Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Neurointerventional Radiology, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Stroke, Subdural Hematoma, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vascular Malformations

Residency: Kantonsspital Aarau

Residency: University Hospital Bern

Residency: University Hospital Bern

Medical School: University of Basel