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​Mandeep Tamber, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Neurological Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric neuro-oncology
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Chiari malformation
  • Clinical outcomes following epilepsy surgery
  • Prospective studies in pediatric hydrocephalus
Mandeep Tamber, MD, PhD | UPMC Neurosurgeon


Dr. Tamber is assistant professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a member of the Surgical Epilepsy Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

In addition to the surgical management of pediatric epilepsy, Dr. Tamber practices general pediatric neurosurgery, including the management of complex hydrocephalus, pediatric neuro-oncology, spinal dysraphism, pediatric neuro-trauma, and craniofacial disorders.

Dr. Tamber began his medical studies at the University of Alberta, Canada, where he received his medical degree with distinction and honors in research. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and simultaneously received his PhD in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics from McMaster University in nearby Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Tamber completed a postgraduate fellowship in pediatric neurological surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He is board-certified in neurological surgery.

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