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M. Sean Grady, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Charles Harrison Frazier Professor of Neurosurgery

Administrative Title

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Department

Department of Neurosurgery

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Grady was appointed the Charles Harrison Frazier Professor & Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in March 1999. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego and medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained in Neurological Surgery at the University of Virginia from 1981 - 1987 and was a faculty member at the University of Washington from 1987 - 1999. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Grady serves as the Secretary for American Board of Neurological Surgery from 2004 to present and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Neurosurgery. His clinical focus is in the area of Cranial Base Tumors, Pituitary Tumors, Meningiomas, Schwannomas, Malignant Skull Base Tumors as well as Cerebrovascular Disorders, Aneurysms, AVM's. Dr. Grady and Dr. Bert O'Malley (Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery) are co-directors of the Cranial Base Center. In addition, he performs general neurosurgery procedures for herniated discs of the back and neck.

Research Expertise

Research interests include memory dysfunction resulting from traumatic brain injury and minimally invasive neurosurgery.

Cancer Program
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Program
» Neurosurgery

Residency
University of Virginia

Honors and Awards

Editors of Popular Mechanics Design and Engineering Award  1991       
Crutchfield, Gage, Thompson Award, Neurosurgical Society  1985       
Crutchfield, Gage, Thompson Award, Neurosurgical Society  1983       
National Research Service Award Fellowship NS 07199, University of Virginia  1983       
Alpha Omega Alpha  1981       
Cahill Award in Surgery  1981       
Georgetown Clinical Society Award in Medicine  1981       
Phi Beta Kappa  1971       
National Research Service Award Fellowship NS 07144 University of Washington  1987  1989 

Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Publications
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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
M. Sean Grady

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein


Office Phone: 215-662-3483
Fax: 215-349-5108

Assistant:
Kristi Ettien
Office Phone: 215-349-8325
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-349-5108
kristi.ettien@uphs.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
M. Sean Grady

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Office Phone: 215-662-3483
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-349-5108