Dr. Elad Levy is professor and chairman of neurosurgery, and professor of radiology at University at Buffalo (UB). Dr. Levy joined the department in 2004. He is the medical director of neuroendovascular services at the Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) and is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Levy is the director of stroke research, co-director of Kaleida Health Stroke Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery, director of endovascular stroke treatment and research, and director of endovascular stroke treatment and research.
He graduated from Dartmouth College and received his Doctor of Medicine degree with distinction from The George Washington University. He completed a surgical internship and his neurosurgical residency at the University of Pittsburgh and his fellowship at UB. He also received his MBA from Northeastern University in 2013.
Dr. Levy has participated in several clinical research studies on synthetic bone, carotid artery revascularization, and stents. Recently, he has become involved with a study investigating concussion injury as it relates to blood-flow physiology of the brain. Companies such as Boston Scientific, Cordis, Micrus, ev3, and Abbott Vascular have solicited Dr. Levy for research projects, consultant roles, symposium speaking engagements, and physician training requests. He has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has presented at both national and international meetings. Additionally, he has trained several physicians throughout the world in using complex endovascular neurosurgical techniques. Dr. Levy is also the principal investigator for flow diverting technologies.
He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons(AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). He is an ex officio member of the Executive Council for the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section. Dr. Levy was also a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. He was also chair of the Compliance and Ethics Committee for CNS.