Justiss A. Kallos, MD

PGY-1 Resident


Justiss Kallos

Contact

412-647-6777

Biography

Justiss Kallos, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program in June of 2017 after graduating from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Prior to matriculating for residency, she spent a year as project coordinator for a neuroplasticity lab working to improve stroke rehabilitation outcomes and expand access to rehabilitation services for rural veterans within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta, Ga. office. She also spend a postgraduate year studying at the University of St Andrews as a Robert T Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholar after graduating summa cum laude from Emory University with a degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology. 

She has a wide array of interests, having been involved in projects assessing perioperative factors that predict outcomes following vascular and skull base operations using traditional and machine learning models, stroke rehabilitation and telemedicine, and social determinants affecting health outcomes.

Outside of residency, she enjoys international travel, playing board games, hiking, and spending quality time with family.

Dr. Kallos' publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine’s publication database.

Special Areas of Interest:

Neuro-oncologic neurosurgery; neurotrauma; skull base neurosurgery.

Professional Organization Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Honors and Awards

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (junior inductee), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2016)
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2013-17)
  • Robert T Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholar, Emory University and the University of St Andrews (2011-12)
  • Summa cum laude, Emory University (2011)
  • Phi Beta Kallos (2011)