Neurosurgeons

Kurtis Auguste, M.D.

Professor, Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco and Oakland

Dr. Kurtis Auguste is a pediatric neurosurgeon who specializes in disorders of the brain, peripheral nerves and spinal cord in children. He treats brain and spinal cord tumors, disorders of the brain's blood vessels, disorders involving the skull and face, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, neurotrauma (sudden head or spinal injuries), spasticity (ongoing muscle contraction from brain or spinal cord...

Nalin Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Neurological Surgery
Chief, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program
Principal Investigator, Brain Tumor Research Center
Dennis Bruce Dettmer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

Director of the Department's Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program, Dr. Gupta has specialty interests in the evaluation and surgical management of neurological disorders in children, including such conditions as brain tumors, hydrocephalus, cranial and spinal congenital anomalies, and epilepsy. After his residency training in neurological surgery at the University of Toronto in Ontario,...

Jarod Roland, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Dr. Jarod Roland is a neurosurgeon who cares for children of all ages. He addresses a wide variety of neurological conditions, including brain and spinal cord tumors, Chiari malformation (a structural birth defect of the brain), medically refractory epilepsy (when medications fail to control seizures), spinal dysraphisms (such as spina bifida), head and spine injuries, intracranial hemorrhage...

Peter Sun, M.D.

Professor, Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Peter Sun, MD, is a leader in the field of pediatric neurosurgery. He can discuss disorders of the central nervous system and surgical treatment. The most commonly treated conditions include brain tumors, trauma, spinal abnormalities, intra-cranial cysts, cervical instabilities, craniofacial anomaly and hydrocephalus. Dr. Sun uses the most advanced medical technology available to treat his...