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Chirag G. Patil, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Director, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, A6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048





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Chirag G. Patil, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Director, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research

  • Neurosurgery


Brain Cancers (Glioma)

Brain Cysts

Brain Tumors

Cushing's Disease

Glioblastoma Multiforme


Pituitary Tumors

Spine Surgery / Surgeries (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)

Spine Tumors (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

The research of Chirag G, Patil, MD, focuses on novel brain tumor therapies and precision medicine. He is also the director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes, where research aims to optimize brain tumor outcomes and help evaluate new treatment paradigms. Patil also has an interest in spine surgery outcome studies.

  • Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, 2003
  • Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2004
  • Fellowship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2007
  • Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2010
  • Editor’s Choice Award, Neurosurgery 2014, 2014
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Best Poster Award, Disparities Research, 2012
  • Walter E. Dandy Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2008
  • Research Highlight, Nature Clinical Practice, Late Recurrences of Cushing's Disease After Initial Successful Transsphenoidal Surgery, 2008
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Patil CG, Pricola K, Sarmiento JM, Garg SK, Bryant A, Black KL. Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) alone versus WBRT and radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;(6):CD006121.
  • Nuño M, Mukherjee D, Carico C, Elramsisy A, Veeravagu A, Black KL, Patil CG. The effect of centralization of caseload for primary brain tumor surgeries: trends from 2001-2007. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012;154(8):1343-1350.
  • Nuño M, Ly D, Ortega A, Sarmiento JM, Mukherjee D, Black KL, Patil CG. Does 30-day readmission affect long-term outcome among glioblastoma patients? Neurosurgery. 2014;74(2):196-204:discussion 204-5.
  • Sarmiento JM, Nuño M, Ortega A, Mukherjee D, Fan X, Black KL, Patil CG. Cystic glioblastoma: an evaluation of IDH1 status and prognosis. Neurosurgery. 2014;74(1):71-75:discussion 75-76.

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