Joint Guidelines Committee

Intent and Role of the Joint Guidelines Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Endorsement Wording after Guideline/Consensus Statement Review by
the AANS, CNS, JGC, and/or Subspecialty Section

Committee Members

Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, Chair (CV Section)
Steve Kalkanis, Co-Vice Chair (CNS Appointee/Tumor Section)
John O’Toole, Co-Vice Chair (Spine Section)
Patricia B. Raksin, MD, vice-chair
Kevin Cockroft, Immediate Past Chair (CV Section)
Cerebrovascular Section
Kimon Bekelis
Alex Khalessi
Grahame Gould
Ketan Bulsara
Aman Patel
Stacy Quintero-Wolfe
John Reavey-Cantwell
Stavropoula Tjoumakaris
Chad Washington
Coding and Reimbursement Committee
Isabelle Germano
Council of State Neurosurgical Societies (CSNS)
Maya Babu
Krystal Tomei
Curtis Rozzelle 
Jeffrey Mullin
Pain Section 
Josh Rosenow
Jennifer Sweet
Jason Schwalb
Pediatric Section
Demetrios Nikas 
David Bauer
Ann Marie Flannery
Cathy Mazzola
Mandeep Tamber
Rachana Tyagi
Spine Section 
Sanjay Dhall 
Daniel Hoh
Rob Whitmore
Yi Lu
Khoi Than
Cheerag Upadhyaya
Peripheral Nerve Taskforce 
Aaron Filler
Line Jacques
Lynda Yang
Clement Hamani 
Joseph Neimat 
Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez
Trauma Section 
Paul Arnold 
Steve Casha 
Greg Hawryluk 
Adair Prall 
Patti Raksin 
Martina Stippler 
Tumor Section
Mateo Ziu
Jason Sheehan
Sarah Jost Fouke
Terrence Julien
Brian Nahed
Jeff Olson 
D. Ryan Ormond
Brian Ragel
Jamie Van Gompel
Young Neurosurgeons
Faiz Ahmad 
Andrew Carlson
Debraj (Raj) Mukherjee
Miscellaneous Appointments
Arun Amar, AANS rep to Neurocritical Care Society
Michael Huang, CNS to Neurocritical Care Society
David Seder, Neurocritical Care Society rep to JGC
Ann R. Stroink, Chair, AANS/CNS Washington Committee (ex-officio)
Beverly Walters, consultant
Rachel Groman, consultant, Hart Health Strategies
Shana Christrup, consultant, Hart Health Strategies
Trish Rehring, CNS Guideline Committee staff liaison