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​Nduka Amankulor, MD

Nduka Amankulor, MD | UPMC Neurosurgeon

Assistant Professor

Neurological Surgery

Associate Director

Neurosurgical Oncology

Areas of Interest

  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Brain oncology


Dr. Amankulor is assistant professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His clinical interests include complex brain and spinal tumors and neurosurgical oncology.

Dr. Amankulor received his medical degree and neurosurgical training from the Yale University School of Medicine. He then completed a clinical fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Amankulor is a cancer biologist whose laboratory studies the biological underpinnings of gliomas and metastatic brain tumors. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Amankulor is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Society for Neuro-Oncology. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications.

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