Department of Neurological Surgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

John "Jay" Wellons III, M.D.

Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, VUMC, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt



Publications [PubMed]

"The Great Defender" - Dr. Wellons is featured in HOPE Magazine.

Chevis Shannon, MBA, MPH, DrPH

Research Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Shannon is director of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Research Initiative. Her research interests include quality improvement initiatives to reduce surgical site infections, comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and decision analysis research related to surgical intervention, long-term clinical and quality of life outcomes in children with hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury (including abusive head trauma, sports-related concussions), epilepsy, spina bifida and tumors. She also has an interest in the economic impact of surgical intervention on tumor, AVM and epilepsy adult patients.  


Publications [PubMed]



Noel Tulipan, M.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery, VUMC



Publications [PubMed]




This page was last updated September 12, 2013 and is maintained by