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Dr. Nitin Tandon, MD


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Physician Biography

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.

He 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:

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      Surgical Management of Pediatric Epilepsy

      Dr. Nitin Tandon discusses the latest in treatment options for pediatric epilepsy.
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      Phone: (713) 704-7100
      Fax: (713) 704-7150

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