• Michael McDermott, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon. In his role as chief of the Division of Neuroscience, he oversees all curricular and clinical activities of the Division. He also serves as the chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida.

    McDermott is a world-renowned leader in neurosciences and has clinical expertise in meningioma surgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. He is widely known for advancing neurosurgical techniques and pioneering the surgical management of meningioma. This slow-growing tumor is the most common primary brain tumor in adults. Throughout his career, McDermott’s research has generated more than 400 peer-reviewed publications.

    Research Interests
    Meningiomas, skull base tumors, and radiosurgery, Alzheimer’s

    Fellow, Research, University of California San Francisco, 1990
    Clinical Instructor, Neuro-Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1989
    Residency, Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1988
    Mixed Internship, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 1983
    M.D., University of Toronto, Canada, 1982
    B.S., Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada, 1978

    Irma and Kalmam Bass Distinguished Clinical Professor & Endowed Chair in Clinical Neuroscience
    Expertscape top rated meningioma expert in the world 2010-2021

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