Keith L. Black, M.D.


Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Director Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8631 W. Third Street, 800E
Los Angeles
United States
Phone: 310-423-1773
Fax: 310-423-1008
Website: Website
Medical School:
University of Michigan
University of Michigan Medical Center
University of Michigan Medical Center
Board Certification:
Neurological Surgery 1990
Research on designing ways to open the blood-brain barrier, enabling chemotherapeutic drugs to be delivered directly into the tumor Research on developing a vaccine to enhance the body's immune response to brain tumors Use of gene arrays to develop molecular profiles of tumors Use of optical technology for brain mapping Use of focused microwave energy to noninvasively destroy brain tumors Performed more than 5,000 operations for resection of brain tumors
Received the Jacob Javits award from the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council of the National Institutes of Health in June 2000
Appointed to the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council of the National Institutes of Health from 2000 to 2004
Committee member of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Independent Citizens Oversight Committee from 2004-2006
Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Neurosurgical Society of America
Academy of Neurological Surgery
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