Dr. Andrew T. Parsa is a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a Michael J. Marchese Professor and Chair in the department of neurosurgery.
He received his undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale, medical and graduate degrees at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, neurosurgical training at Columbia University and most recently, a professor, vice chair, and Reza and Georgianna Khatib Endowed Chair in Skull Base Tumor Surgery.
Dr. Andrew T. Parsa is an internationally-renowned neurosurgeon specializing in complex tumors of the brain and spine. He initiated one of the first vaccine studies for brain tumor patients and is currently the study chair for the largest randomized brain tumor vaccine trial ever to be funded by the National Cancer Institute.
He's on the board of directors for the Society of Neuro-Oncology, is an elected member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and served on the executive board for the joint section on tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.