Neuroanesthesia Fellowship

Neuroanesthesiology team

The Division of Neuroanesthesia specializes in the training of consultants in the perioperative care of patients with diseases affecting the nervous system, by emphasizing a thorough understanding of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology (including training in intraoperative neuromonitoring), and the impact of surgical approaches.


  • Serve as teaching assistants for the neuroanatomy course in the College of Medicine
  • Develop research skills by designing and participating in IRB-approved studies in a multidisciplinary, world-renowned neuroscience center with the goal of presenting at national meetings (SNACC, ASA, IARS etc.) & submitting manuscripts
  • Get assistance from a comprehensive research support center with dedicated research coordinators, statisticians, and editing & publications services
  • Participate in the peer-review process for specialty journals
  • Present at neuroanesthesia education & departmental grand rounds conferences
  • Hone academic writing skills by publishing review articles & book chapters mentored by exceptional faculty leaders


  • Competitive salary & benefits with 20% of time dedicated to serving as attending associates
  • 9 fellowship-trained faculty with diverse backgrounds in education, research (both bench & bedside), simulation, & quality
  • Medical direction of one of the oldest intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring programs
  • Exposure to 3000 neurosurgical procedures per year, including neurovascular interventional & open procedures, brain tumors, functional neurosurgery procedures such as deep brain stimulation & epilepsy surgery, complex spine procedures, & pediatric neurosurgical procedures
  • Neuro Intensive Care Unit directed jointly by Anesthesiology & Neurology
  • Neuromedicine Hospital with 7 designated operating rooms, including neurointerventional and intraoperative MRI suites
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our Team

We have dedicated staff & personnel in our service to ensure consistent and committed care to our patients.

  • 1 fellow per academic year
  • 3 faculty members dedicated daily to neuroanesthesia
  • 3 technologists dedicated to neuromonitoring
  • CA2 and CA3 residents on rotation
Christoph N Seubert

Christoph N Seubert, MD, PhD, DABNM

Professor Of Anesthesiology And Neurosurgery; Chief, Neuroanesthesia Division
Nelson  N Algarra

Nelson N Algarra, MD

Assistant Professor Of Anesthesiology; Asst Program Director For Clinical Operations
Lauren C Berkow

Lauren C Berkow, MD, FASA

Professor Of Anesthesiology; Director Of Anesthesia Supplies And Equipment
Nikolaus Gravenstein

Nikolaus Gravenstein, MD

Jerome H. Modell, MD, Professor Of Anesthesiology; Professor Of Neurosurgery And Periodontology
Anatoly E Martynyuk

Anatoly E Martynyuk, PhD

Professor Of Anesthesiology And Neuroscience
Basma A Mohamed

Basma A Mohamed, MBChB

Assistant Professor Of Anesthesiology; Assistant Program Director, Resident Wellness
Ferenc Rabai

Ferenc Rabai, MD

Assistant Professor Of Anesthesiology
Ramachandran Ramani

Ramachandran Ramani, MBBS, MD

Professor Of Anesthesiology
Steven A Robicsek

Steven A Robicsek, MD, PhD

Professor Of Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, And Neuroscience; Director, Neuroanesthesiology Fellowship; Medical Director, Intraoperative Electrophysiology
Peggy A White

Peggy A White, MD

Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology; Director, Multidisciplinary Adult Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Current Research Interests

  • Creation of a surgical home for elective complex spine surgeries, patient-centered preoperative optimization, intraoperative care, & postoperative follow-up
  • Methadone analgesia in complex spine surgery patients
  • Ketamine-mediated neuroprotection in acute stroke therapy
  • Developmental anesthetic neurotoxicity
  • Multiple projects in “greening” of the Operating Room
  • Functional MRI study of postoperative cognitive dysfunction
  • Biomarkers in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Optimizing perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis