Department of Neurosurgery
Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery, Professor of Radiology
Neurological Surgery; Neuroradiology
Dr. Elad Levy is Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology, and Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery, at State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Levy is also the Director of Stroke Research, Co-Director of Kaleida Health Stroke Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery, Director of Endovascular Stroke Treatment and Research, Medical Director of Neuroendovascular Services at Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) and Director of the Toshiba Neuroendovascular Cath Lab. He has participated in several clinical research studies on carotid artery revascularization and stents, synthetic bone, and cervical spine disc replacement. Companies such as Boston Scientific, Cordis, Micrus, EV3, and Abbot Vascular have solicited Dr. Levy for research projects, consultant roles, symposium speaker, and training of other physicians. He has had numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at both national and international meetings. Dr. Levy is also the Pipeline site for flow diverting technologies.
Prior to his professorship at the University, Dr. Levy graduated from Dartmouth College and received his Doctor of Medicine degree with distinction from George Washington University. He completed a surgical internship and his neurosurgical residency at the University of Pittsburgh and his fellowship at UB. He also received his MBA from Northeastern University in 2013.
Dr. Levy has participated in several clinical research studies on synthetic bone, carotid artery revascularization and stents. Recently, he has become involved with a study investigating concussion injury as it relates to blood flow physiology of the brain. Companies such as Boston Scientific, Cordis, Micrus, ev3, and Abbott Vascular have solicited Dr. Levy for research projects, consultant roles, symposium speaker and training of other physicians. He has had numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at both national and international meetings. Additionally, he has trained several physicians throughout the world in using complex Endovascular neurosurgical techniques. Dr. Levy is also the principal investigator for flow diverting technologies.
In 2011, Dr. Levy spearheaded a local non-profit organization called PUCCS (Program for Understanding Childhood Concussion and Stroke). Dr. Levy, who serves as president and founder, has led the organization in raising more than $290,000, which has been used to fund concussion research and education in the Western New York area.