Brigham Neurosurgery at the AANS 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

Neurosurgeon in special surgery glasses performing operation

Experts from the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are participating in the 2023 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, organized by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The meeting is held Friday, April 21 – Monday, April 24, 2023, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

This year’s theme is Neurosurgeons as Advocates, emphasizing the active role neurosurgeons play in patient health and as advocates for their patients and the healthcare industry. The event will feature prominent speakers from a variety of backgrounds. Many practical clinic sessions, research forums, global symposiums, and panel discussions will be held throughout the weekend, making this a valuable event for neurosurgeons looking to advance patient care, network with colleagues, and expand their knowledge of state-of-the-art approaches to neurosurgical care.

Learn more and register for the event here.

Brigham Presenters

Several neurosurgical experts from Brigham and Women’s Hospital will have a strong presence at this event, serving as session moderators and presenting their latest research throughout the weekend.

See the full schedule for the meeting here.

Wenya Linda Bi, MD, PhD

Associate Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program

Sunday, April 23: 2:39 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Section Session: Tumor
Meningiomas: Personalizing Treatment Based on Tumor Factors

Monday, April 24: 8:08 a.m. – 8:24 a.m.

NC5505 Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Community
Skull Base Approaches to Tumors

John H. Chi, MD, MPH

Director, Neurosurgical Spinal Cancer

Sunday, April 23: 2:16 p.m. – 2:22 p.m.

Section Session: Spine
Follow the Patient: Patient With Multiple Myeloma, Spine Fracture, and Neurologic Deficit

Sunday, April 23: 2:31 p.m. – 2:41 p.m.

Section Session: Spine
Panel Discussion

E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Institute for the Neurosciences

Friday, April 21: 5:16 p.m. – 5:22 p.m.

Presentation of AANS Distinguished Service Award

Michael W. Groff, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Spinal Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Comprehensive Spine Surgery

Saturday, April 22: 9:55 a.m. – 9:58 a.m.

Plenary Session I
NREF Update

Edward R. Laws, MD

Director, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center

Friday, April 21: 5:23 p.m. – 5:24 p.m.

AANS Distinguished Service Award

Friday, April 21: 8:00 p.m.

Lifetime Achievement Event

Yi Lu, MD

Director, Neurological Trauma
Co-Director, Adult Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program

Sunday, April 23: 1:45 p.m. – 2:09 p.m.

Section Session: Spine
On Call ToolKit: 3 Cases that Neurosurgeons May Need to Manage to Take Call Effectively: Epidural Abscess, Acute Foot Drop, and Cauda Equina Syndrome


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