Brian Vala Nahed
Brian Vala Nahed, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate

Dr. Brian Nahed specializes in Brain Tumors and Spinal Disorders. As an attending neurosurgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital, he has appointments with the MGH Cancer Center, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neurooncology and is a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Brian Nahed's research focuses on brain tumors and metastatic disease. In collaboration with Drs. Daniel Haber and Shyamala Maheswaran, Dr. Nahed's research has received several grants supporting his laboratory effort at the MGH Cancer Center. Dr. Nahed is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and serves on national committees for the Tumor Section and Council of State Neurological Surgeons.

Factors that modify the risk of intraoperative seizures triggered by electrical stimulation during supratentorial functional mapping.
Authors: Authors: Dineen J, Maus DC, Muzyka I, See RB, Cahill DP, Carter BS, Curry WT, Jones PS, Nahed BV, Peterfreund RA, Simon MV.
Clin Neurophysiol
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Global incidence of brain and spinal tumors by geographic region and income level based on cancer registry data.
Authors: Authors: Bell JS, Koffie RM, Rattani A, Dewan MC, Baticulon RE, Qureshi MM, Wahjoepramono EJ, Rosseau G, Park K, Nahed BV.
J Clin Neurosci
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Receptor tyrosine kinase gene amplification is predictive of intraoperative seizures during glioma resection with functional mapping.
Authors: Authors: Choi BD, Lee DK, Yang JC, Ayinon CM, Lee CK, Maus D, Carter BS, Barker FG, Jones PS, Nahed BV, Cahill DP, See RB, Simon MV, Curry WT.
J Neurosurg
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Author Correction: Sequestration of T cells in bone marrow in the setting of glioblastoma and other intracranial tumors.
Authors: Authors: Chongsathidkiet P, Jackson C, Koyama S, Loebel F, Cui X, Farber SH, Woroniecka K, Elsamadicy AA, Dechant CA, Kemeny HR, Sanchez-Perez L, Cheema TA, Souders NC, Herndon JE, Coumans JV, Everitt JI, Nahed BV, Sampson JH, Gunn MD, Martuza RL, Dranoff G, Curry WT, Fecci PE.
Nat Med
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Performance of a Hospital Pathway for Patients With a New Single Brain Mass.
Authors: Authors: Arrillaga-Romany I, Curry WT, Jordan JT, Cahill DP, Nahed BV, Martuza RL, Loeffler JS, Järhult SJ, Muzikansky A, Cohen AB, Singhal AB, Goldstein JN, Batchelor TT.
J Oncol Pract
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Emerging and Investigational Therapties for the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.
Authors: Authors: Elder JB, Nahed BV, Linskey ME, Olson JJ.
Neurosurgery
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on Treatment Options for Adults With Multiple Metastatic Brain Tumors.
Authors: Authors: Ammirati M, Nahed BV, Andrews D, Chen CC, Olson JJ.
Neurosurgery
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Surgery in the Management of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.
Authors: Authors: Nahed BV, Alvarez-Breckenridge C, Brastianos PK, Shih H, Sloan A, Ammirati M, Kuo JS, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN, Olson JJ.
Neurosurgery
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Commentary: Deficiencies in Socioeconomic Training During Neurosurgical Training.
Authors: Authors: Karsy M, Park MS, Bekelis K, Braca JA, Nahed BV, Colen CB, Barbaro NM, Berger MS, Mukherjee D.
Neurosurgery
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Commentary: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and the Neurosurgeon: Impact on Workflow and Overall Perceptions.
Authors: Authors: Babu MA, Nahed BV, Heary RF.
Neurosurgery
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