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Ajay Niranjan, MD, MBA

Associate Professor

Neurological Surgery


UPMC Brain Mapping Center (MEG)

Associate Director

Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery

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Ajay Niranjan, MD, MBA | UPMC Neurosurgeon


Dr. Niranjan is associate professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from King George’s Medical College in Lucknow, India, where he also completed his neurosurgical residency. Dr. Niranjan then completed a fellowship in image-guided neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh.

A leading expert on stereotactic radiosurgery, Dr. Niranjan has helped develop guidelines for stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary adenomas, arteriovenous malformations, acoustic neuromas, and brain metastases.

Dr. Niranjan has co-authored more than 120 articles in journals such as Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Journal of Neuro-oncology; contributed more than 55 book chapters; and edited two books on stereotactic radiosurgery.

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