Holiday Hours

With the exception of Inova hospitals, Inova Emergency Care and Inova-GoHealth Urgent Care, all Inova outpatient offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday – Monday, May 27.

Inova Neurosurgery Residency Program Leadership

James W. Leiphart, MD, PhD

Director of Education, Inova Neurosciences
Program Director, Inova Neurosurgery Residency Program
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Epileptic Conditions/Treatments, Spine Problems/Surgery and Treatments

Nilesh A. Vyas, MD

Associate Director, Inova Neurosurgery Residency Program
Division Chief, Neurosurgery, Inova Neurosciences
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

James M. Ecklund, MD, FACS

President, Inova Neurosciences
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosciences, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Spine Problems/Surgery and Treatments

Inova Neurosurgery Residency Program Core Faculty

Sidhartha Chandela, MD

Section Chief of Neurosurgery, Inova Loudoun Hospital
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery

Ameet V. Chitale, MD

Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery

Andrew A. Fanous, MD, FAANS

Section Chief of Neurological Surgery, Inova Alexandria Hospital
Inova Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus
Specialization: Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery, General Neurosurgery

John F. Hamilton MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS

Section Chief of Neurosurgery, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Director of Spine and Peripheral Nerve, Inova Neurosciences
Inova Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus
Specialization: Spine, Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Raqeeb Haque, MD

Neurosurgery, Inova Loudoun Hospital
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery, Scoliosis

Leon E. Moores, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Mahesh Bhaskar Shenai, MD

System Section Chief, Functional Neurosurgery, Inova Neurosciences
Director, Data Analytics, Inova Neurosciences
Associate Professor, George Mason University
Inova Neurosurgery
Specialization: Functional Neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Mateo Ziu, MD, MBA, FAANS

Medical Director, Brain and Spine Tumor Program, Inova Neurosciences
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology, Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Inova Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus
Specialization: Neurosurgical Oncology, Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Problems and Treatment, Pituitary tumors, Spine disease/tumor

Faculty

Dan Dinescu, MD
Dan V. Dinescu, MD
Specialty
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurocritical Care
Years of Experience
32
Subhashini Ramesh, MD
Subhashini Ramesh, MD
Specialty
Neurology
Years of Experience
20