Dr. Neil Martin Director, Neuroscience Institute
Dr. Martin serves as a Professor, and the W. Eugene Stern Chairman of Neurosurgery at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Hospital in Los Angeles, California. His additional roles include Co-Director of the UCLA Stroke Center, Medical Director of the Cerebral Blood Flow and TCD Laboratory, and Director of the Aneurysm and AVM program. Dr. Martin specializes in the research and treatment of brain injury and neurovascular disorders, including arteriovenous malformation, aneurysm and stroke. Under Dr. Martin’s leadership, the UCLA Neurovascular Program has become recognized as one of the leading centers in the world for the management of vascular disease of the brain and spinal cord. Over the past twenty years, Dr. Martin and his team have collaborated with colleagues in interventional neuroradiology and stereotactic radiosurgery to treat more than 5,000 patients with central nervous system vascular disorders including aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and carotid and intracranial atherosclerosis.
Dr. Martin also has a deep interest in advanced computation and digital technologies for performance improvement and quality enhancement in healthcare. He co-founded Global Care Quest (GCQ), and currently serves at its Chief Medical Officer. In this capacity, Dr. Martin provides the expert clinical guidance necessary to ensure that all of the GCQ products are clinically appropriate, highly cognitive, and immediately useful in the “real world” of medicine. The Global Care Quest technologies have been significant contributors to his team’s success.
Dr. Martin’s awards include the Good Housekeeping List of Best Stroke Doctors, “Best Doctors in America” (Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery) since 1997, Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors” Editions 3-7 (current), America’s Top Surgeons(http://www.consumersresearchcncl.org/Healthcare/top-surgeons/top_surg.htm). Dr. Martin can be seen frequently on “The Doctor’s TV”.