Shivanand Lad
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Nandan Lad is a neurosurgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur and currently an Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center with a focus in Functional Neurosurgery.  He is Director of the Duke NeuroInnovations Program, a systematic approach to medical device innovation to large unmet clinical needs.  He completed his MD and PhD in Biochemistry at Chicago Medical School and his neurosurgical residency training and fellowships in Surgical Innovation and Neuromodulation from Stanford University.  Dr. Lad currently serves on the boards of several privately held companies.


Neurotrophin biology; Neuroregeneration; Bioengineering; Medical Device Design; Clinical Trials; National & institutional neurosurgical outcomes analysis.

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