Think Neuro Podcast Mini: Meet Dr. Kelly
by Anthony Effinger
The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Our Think Neuro Podcast Minis give you a bite-sized taste about PNI in addition to our full-length podcast episodes every Wednesday on your favorite podcast platform.
This week, we sat down with neurosurgeon Dr. Daniel Kelly, PNI Founder and Director, as he gives insight into his leading-edge techniques and role within the neuroscience world.
About Dr. Kelly
Dr. Daniel Kelly, a board-certified neurosurgeon, is Director of the Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Professor of Neurosurgery at the Saint John’s Cancer Institute. Considered one of the best neurosurgeons in the US, he is also a multiple recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award.
Dr. Kelly is internationally recognized in the field of minimally invasive keyhole surgery for brain, pituitary, and skull base tumors. He has one of the world’s largest series in endonasal surgery with over 2000 procedures performed including over 800 endonasal endoscopic surgeries, and over 2000 craniotomies for brain and skull base tumors. His current surgical practice encompasses the full spectrum of brain and skull base tumors, both benign and malignant, treated with minimally invasive and conventional approaches.
About the Author
Think Neuro's host is Anthony Effinger, an award-winning journalist who is fascinated with neuroscience and the workings of the brain. Anthony spent 24 years at Bloomberg News, where he covered all aspects of finance, with forays into science and health. In 2006, the Association of Health Care Journalists awarded him first prize for Playing the Odds, an in-depth piece on the changing strategies used to treat prostate cancer. These days, he is a staff writer at Willamette Week, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper in Portland, Oregon, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Last updated: July 24th, 2020