Mateo Ziu, MD

Mateo Ziu, MD

Neurological Surgery
Years of Experience
Clinical Interests
Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Problems and Treatment, Pituitary tumors, Spine disease/tumor

8081 Innovation Park Dr
Fairfax, VA 22031

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

2501 Parkers Ln
Department of Neurosciences
Alexandria, VA 22306


8081 Innovation Park Dr
Fairfax, VA 22031


44055 Riverside Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176


7051 Heathcote Village Wy
Gainesville, VA 20155


About Mateo Ziu, MD

Dr. Mateo Ziu is board certified in neurological surgery. He joined Inova Medical Group with more than 12 years of clinical experience and serves as the medical director of Inova Brain and Spine Tumor Program and medical director of neuro-oncology at Inova Schar Cancer Institute. He has completed a fellowship and gained advance training in the surgical management of brain, spine and pituitary tumors. He has a keen interest in the delivery of multidisciplinary evidence-based care for patients with benign and malignant nervous system tumors. He collaborates with world-wide clinical investigators in multiple clinical trials for patients with these tumors.

Before joining Inova Medical Group Neurosurgery, Dr. Ziu practiced in Austin, TX where he was the Medical Director of the Brain and Spine Tumor Program and Pituitary Care Center of Seton Brain and Spine Institute. He was an Assistant Professor at the Dell Medical School at University of Texas in Austin.

Dr. Ziu graduated from the University of Bari School of Medicine and Surgery in Bari, Italy. He completed a research fellowship in the biology of malignant brain tumors at Brigham and Women's Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. After completion of the neurosurgical residency at the University of Texas in San Antonio, TX, he undertook a clinical fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Published Blog Articles and Other Media

Blog Posts

New Brain Tumor Treatments Offer Hope. July 2019.

Awake Brain Tumor Surgery Gives Valeria Back Her Quality of Life, September 17, 2021


Back In Action: Elaine Rides Her Beloved Horses Again Thanks to Accurate Spine Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment with Dr. Ziu

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Ziu's research

Medical School
Universita degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2006
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Training Specialty: Neurological Surgery
7/1/2006 - 6/30/2012
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Training Specialty: Research Fellow
2/1/2002 - 6/30/2004
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Training Specialty: Neuro-Oncology
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013

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