Martina Stippler is a neurosurgeon and the director of neurotrauma at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. She also holds an appointment as assistant professor of neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stippler completed residency in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine after graduating from the University of Innsbruck School of Medicine, Austria. She completed Harvard Medical School’s Rabkin Fellowship in Healthcare Education in 2020.
Dr. Stippler has held administrative leadership positions in academic medicine. She has been a member of the executive committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons since 2016, and additionally serves as Chair of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Women in Neurosurgery; is editor of the CNS journal Congress Quarterly; and is chair of the ad hoc CNS Wellness Committee. Dr. Stippler is a member of the board of directors of the CNS Foundation and also Think First, a non-profit organization working to prevent traumatic brain injury. Her academic work focuses on the development of clinical guidelines for traumatic brain injury and surgical education. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Neurological Surgery.