Douglas Kondziolka is the Gray Family Professor and Vice Chair of Neurosurgery at New York University and NYU Langone Health. He is also the director of the Center for Advanced Radiosurgery. His current laboratory and clinical research into stereotactic radiosurgery spans many conditions, including benign and malignant tumors, vascular malformations functional disorders, including novel analytics. He has published over 635 medical journal articles and 280 book chapters, and has edited 8 books. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Neurosurgery.
Dr. Kondziolka has received many awards including twice the Mahaley Clinical Award for brain tumor clinical research from the Joint Section on Tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons; the Lars Leksell Award from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies; the Penfield Lecturer of the Canadian Neurosurgical Society; the Robert Florin Award and the Integra Foundation Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons; the Jacob I. Fabrikant Award from the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society; and the Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for significant research contributions from the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair.
He has been the past president of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Academy of Neurological Surgery. He is also a former director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a member of the Residency Review Committee of the American Council of Graduate Medical Education, which oversees residency training.