North Shore-LIJ Recruits New Chairman of Neurosurgery
Raj Narayan, MD, is neurosurgery chairman of University of
Dr. Narayan comes to North Shore-LIJ from the
“Dr. Narayan was hired after an extensive national search that began about 10 months ago,” said
In his new role, Dr. Narayan will oversee all neurosurgery programs within the North Shore-LIJ Health System, including 10 full-time surgeons and more than 30 voluntary surgeons at North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center. As director of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience, he will also assume responsibility for the Chiari Institute.
A diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Narayan’s professional affiliations include membership in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, The Society of Neurological Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. He is currently chairman of the American Brain Injury Consortium.
His research interests include head injury and brain tumors. He has published more than 100 papers and over 50 book chapters, as well as co-edited a noted textbook, Neurotrauma. He also helped develop the Traumatic Brain Injury Management Guidelines.
He has held more than 60 visiting professorships and honored lectureships in several countries. He is a recipient of the Brain Injury Association’s
Dr. Narayan received his medical degree from Christian Medical College, Vellore,
SOURCE North Shore-LIJ Health System