Walavan Sivakumar, MD | 2015-2016
Neurosurgeon, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, CA
Dr. Sivakumar received his Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience at UCLA and his MD with distinction from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He was elected to the Skull and Dagger All University Honor Society and USC Order of Arete and awarded the AMA National Medical Leadership Award. He continued with residency training in Neurosurgery at the University of Utah, where he received numerous regional and national awards for his research pertaining to skull base surgery and neuro-oncology. He has a special interest in medical trainee education, having served on the Liaison Committee on Medical Education National Committee and currently serving on the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Young Neurosurgeons Committee. His additional focused training from Drs. Kelly and Barkhoudarian for a fellowship in minimally invasive neurosurgery and endoscopic skull base and pituitary surgery allows him to provide his patients with the most comprehensive and contemporary care possible.