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Walter                         Grand

Walter Grand MD

Department of Neurosurgery

Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Anatomy, Co-Director of Brain Endoscopy Center

Specialty/Research Focus

Neurological Surgery

Professional Summary:

Dr. Grand is the Director of the Brain Endoscopy Center, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Pathology and Anatomical Sciences. He attended Medical School at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Grand completed his residency at State University of New York at Buffalo. His clinical interests include endoscopic neurosurgery and minimally invasive brain surgery.

Dr. Grand has served as clinical professor of neurosurgery for UBNS since 1992. His research interests lie in the area of neurosurgical anatomy. He is the senior author of the book, Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base: Variations in Clinical Anatomy.

He has lectured widely on endoscopic neurosurgery and mimimally invasive brain surgery both in the United States and in Germany. Additionally, Dr. Grand conducts an anual brain endoscopy seminar for residents and neurosurgeons in Buffalo, as well as an annual neurosurgical forum in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Since 1998, Dr. Grand has served on the Gamma Knife committee at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He is also director of the University at Buffalo Louis Bakay Neuroscience Center, and is member of the North American Skull Base Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He is also on the advisory board of the journal, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1972)
  • Residency, Neurology, Western Reserve (1968)
  • Internship, Internship Surgery, St. Vincent‘s Hospital of New York (1967)
  • MD, Albert Einstein School of Medicine 1962-1966 (1966)
  • BA, University of Vermont, Phi Beta Kappa (1962)
  • Clinical Professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, State University at Buffalo Neurosurgery (2002-present)
  • Director-Louis Bakay Neuroscience Laboratory, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery (2000-present)
  • Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery (1992-present)

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Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Section B4
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-218-1000
Fax: 716-859-7480

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