Elad I. Levy is currently the Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery and the L. Nelson Hopkins Endowed Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at SUNY Buffalo. He recently was awarded Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Levy graduated from Dartmouth College with a BS in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry in 1993. At Dartmouth, he competed as a varsity heavy weight rower. He graduated with distinction from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1997. Dr. Levy completed his resident training in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. As a recipient of the AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section Mullen Endovascular Fellowship Award, he also completed a two year Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship with Dr. Nick Hopkins at SUNY Buffalo.
Dr. Levy has served on the CNS Executive Committee since 2007 and is the past president for the CNS Foundation and helped develop multiple global philanthropic initiatives. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and as the Endovascular Section Editor for Neurosurgery. His clinical and research interests are focused on treatment of cerebrovascular diseases, specifically aneurysm and stroke. He has coauthored over 500 peer reviewed papers and several books on cerebrovascular disease and treatment. In 1997 he was the recipient of the Walter Freeman Award (for best medical student paper based on original investigation) and in 1996 he received the Beaumont Society Dr. Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Award (for meritorious research completed during medical training at G.W.U.M.C.
Dr. Levy devotes his free time to his wife Cindy and their 3 children, Bennett, Hannon and Lauren. As a family they enjoy recreational and fitness activities outdoors.