Department of Neurological Surgery

Mahan Ghiassi, MD

MAHAN GHIASSI, MD, is currently a sixth year neurosurgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He grew up in the Nashville area and attended elementary, middle and high school in Davidson County.  After graduating from Martin Luther King Academic Magnet High School for Health Sciences and Engineering, Dr. Ghiassi received a scholarship to attend Vanderbilt University. As an undergraduate student at Vanderbilt, he pursued an interdisciplinary major in Psychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience. During his sophomore year of undergraduate studies, Dr. Ghiassi was accepted into the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Early Acceptance Program. After completion of his medical degree, he began his residency training in Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2007.  Dr. Ghiassi’s interest within neurosurgery include Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Complex Spine. During his subspecialty time Dr. Ghiassi completed a two year fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt. Dr. Ghiassi is scheduled to finish his Neurosurgery residency and Endovascular fellowship in 2014.

Mahan enjoys playing soccer, auto repair/tuning and spending time with his wife, daughter and son.


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