LADISLAU STEINER, MD, PhDDr. Steiner is the Director of the Lars Leskell Gamma Knife Center for Surgery and Alumni Professor of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Radiology at the University of Virginia.
Prior to UVa, he
worked from 1962 to 1987 at the Neurosurgical
Department of the Karolinksa Hospital
last position was Chief Dr. Steiner
has published extensively on, among other subjects, subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysms, AVMs, pituitary adenomas, meningiomas, vestibular schwannomas, metastatic brain tumors, low and high grade astrocytomas, methods of volume assessment on CT and MRI, immunology in gliomas, prostaglandins, leucotrens and Gamma surgery.He
devised the first hemostatic titanium clip and, among other neurosurgical instruments, a stereotactic guide for microsurgery.Dr. Steiner
is a founding, corresponding or honorific member or president of multiple national and international neurosurgical societies.He
was the Sheline and Leskell lecturer.He
received the Sugita award in 2001 from the International Society of Neurological Technology
and Instrument Invention and the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Gold Medal of Honor
, 2003 and the Markusovszy award, 2000.He is a scientific reviewer for the Journal of Neurosurgery, The Neurosurgery, the Acta Neurochirugica, the Harvard Press and Surgical Neurology.Dr. Steiner graduated from the medical school at University of Cluj-Napoca and received his PhD from the Karolinksa Institute.