Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, MD is Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of the Pituitary and Skull Base Division at Stanford University. He is internationally renowned for his expertise and innovative contributions in endoscopic skull base and pituitary surgery, open skull base surgery, and complex brain tumor surgery. He is the director of the Neurosurgical Atlas Surgical Neuroanatomy Research fellowship at the Stanford Neurosurgical Training and Innovation Center.
Dr. Fernandez-Miranda completed neurosurgery residency at La Paz University Hospital in Madrid, Spain. From 2005 to 2007, he underwent fellowship training in microsurgical neuroanatomy at the University of Florida under legendary neurosurgeon Albert L. Rhoton, Jr. From 2007 to 2010 he continued subspecialty clinical training in cerebrovascular surgery at the University of Virginia, and endoscopic endonasal and open skull base surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). During his 10-year tenure at UPMC, he pioneered endoscopic endonasal approaches to highly complex pituitary and skull base tumors, developed a world-class complex brain surgery program, and led a premier training and research program on surgical neuroanatomy and skull base surgery.