Shivanand Lad

Shivanand Lad
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Third Year Mentor - Clinical Research Study Program (CRSP)
Third Year Mentor - Neurosciences Study Program (NSS)
Campus mail: 200 Trent Drive, Blue Zone, Su, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-1973

Dr. Nandan Lad is a neurosurgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur and currently an Associate Professor at Duke University Medical Center with a focus in Neuromodulation and Neurorestoration.  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 at Stanford with fellowships in Surgical Innovation and Functional Neurosurgery.  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.

Education and Training

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, M.D. 2004
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Ph.D. 2004
  • Stanford University, General Surgery Internship
  • Stanford University, Neurosurgery Resident
  • Stanford University, Biodesign Innovation Fellow
  • Stanford University, Sterotactic & Functional Neurosurgery Fellow