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Johnathan Engh, MD

Associate Professor

Neurological Surgery
Radiation Oncology


Neuroendoport® Surgery Program​
Adult Neurosurgical Oncology

Areas of Interest

  • Central nervous system tumors
  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical technology and innovation
  • Cranial neuroanatomy


Dr. Engh is associate professor of neurological surgery and radiation oncology. He is also director of the Neuroendoport® surgery program and adult neurosurgical oncology at UPMC.

Dr. Engh specializes in multi-modality management of brain and spinal tumors, including minimally invasive Neuroendoport surgery, intraventricular tumor surgery, intra-operative cortical mapping, and microscopic tumor resection.

The Neuroendoport technique is a minimally invasive method for brain tumor removal developed at UPMC. He also performs radiosurgery using the Gamma Knife® and the CyberKnife.

From a research perspective, Dr. Engh's major interests are the development of minimally invasive tools for cranial surgery, surgical trials for the treatment of brain tumors, and the study of iatrogenic injury related to brain surgery.

Dr. Engh holds a medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed the seven-year residency program in neurological surgery at UPMC. He is board-certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Engh is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

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