Dr. Nitin Tandon has special expertise in the
surgical management of medically refractory epilepsy as well as functional
mapping and resection of intrinsic brain tumors.
An assistant professor of neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Dr. Tandon received his medical degree at the Armed
Forces Medical College in Pune, India, followed by a residency in neurosurgery
at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He completed a
fellowship in epilepsy surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
has co-authored many studies, which have been published in NeuroImage,
Journal of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosurgery and Human Brain Mapping.
His current research studies include “The localization of eloquent cortex using
functional imaging and using diffusion tensor imaging tractography” and “The
electrophysiological characteristics of language regions.”
Dr. Tandon is a member of the Texas Medical Association, American Association of
Neurological Surgeons, Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Society for Neuroscience
and the American Epilepsy Society. He is an ad hoc reviewer for many
peer-reviewed journals. He has been an invited speaker at national and
international conferences and also directs an active research effort.
Dr. Tandon’s specialties include: