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2015: David Piepgras, MD
Jon Hobson Robertson
David Piepgras, MD
Dr. Piepgras was born in Minnesota and completed his Bachelor of Arts and Medical degrees from the University of Minnesota. After internship in New Hampshire, three years of military service and one year of general surgery residency, his neurosurgical residency was completed at Mayo Clinic. He remained in the department thereafter, being named Professor in 1988 and serving as Chair from 1992-2004.

David has been very active in organized Neurosurgery, serving on various committees in the CNS and AANS. He was president of the AANS joint section of Cerebrovascular surgery from 1990-1991. He held the position as President of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery from 2002-2003 and the Society of Neurological Surgeons (“Senior Society”) from 2003-2004. He served on the RRC for Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Neurological Surgery, including Chair from 2002-2003.

Dr. Piepgras’ research and clinical interests include the surgical treatment and epidemiology of occlusive cerebrovascular disease and the management of arteriovenous malformations and intracranial aneurysms. He has extensively studied the natural history of unruptured intracranial aneurysms, including being Co-investigator on the sentinel study funded by the NINDS. David has published over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, multiple book chapters and has served as a reviewer for Neurosurgery, Stroke and The New England Journal of Medicine. He has been an invited speaker and held many visiting professorships all over the world.

David and his wife Jane have three sons, Jeffery, Andrew and Colin and six grandchildren.