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Stefan A. Mindea M.D

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Neurosurgery Department 300 Pasteur Dr R203 MC 5327 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 724-0191 Fax (650) 724-0220
  • Academic Offices
    Alternate Contact
    Stefan A. Mindea M.D Director, Minimally Invasive and Spinal Oncology Surgery Tel Work 650 498.6971
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> Neuro Oncology
  • Cyberknife Radiosurgery
  • Brain and Spinal Oncology/ Metastases
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Spinal Oncology Surgery (2010 - present)
  • Director, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (2009 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Goldberg Award, Northwestern Memorial Hospital (-)
  • Eckenhoff Award, Northwestern University Medical School (-)

Professional Education

Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital IL (2008)
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital IL (2007)
Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital IL (2003)
Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School IL (2002)
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Minimally Invasive / Complex Spinal Reconstruction Fellow (2007)
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Neurological Surgery (2008)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Mindea’'s primary clinical interests include the management of primary and metastatic brain and spinal tumors (cyberknife/ surgical oncology) and include minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques for degenerative disease and scoliosis.

His research interests include the development medical devices and cutting-edge technologies for the treatment of various neurological disorders and tumors.

In 2009, Dr Mindea performed the first Endoscopic Odontoidectomy surgery at Stanford University. His clinical and research interests include "En Bloc" resections of various tumors to achieve maximal tumor removal reducing the chance for tumor recurrence.

In 2010, Dr Mindea also performed the first "En Bloc Total Sacrectomy" for Tumor with reconstruction at Stanford University.


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