Andrew Faramand, MD

  • PGY-1 Resident

Andrew Faramand, MD, MSc, received his medical degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Faramand pursued his master’s degree with distinction in clinical neuroscience at University College London-Queen Square Institute of Neurology. His research at Great Ormond St. Hospital focused on the outcomes of epilepsy surgery in children. 

Dr. Faramand is a dedicated researcher in the field of Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. He completed three years of post-doctoral research fellowship at the UPMC Center of Image-Guided Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery under the mentorship of L. Dade Lunsford, MD. He specifically worked on clinical studies regarding stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and trigeminal neuralgia. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and collaborated with world-renowned neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists through the International Radiosurgery Research Foundation. Dr. Faramand presented his work at several national and international conferences. 

Dr. Faramand enjoys playing soccer, swimming, and spending time with family and friends.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Neuro-oncology; Stereotactic radiosurgery; cerebrovascular neurosurgery; Skull-base neurosurgery.

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Medical Association
Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Education & Training

  • MD, Jordan University of Science and Technology
  • MSc, Clinical Neuroscience, University College London-Queen Square Institute of Neurology
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh

Honors & Awards

  • JANE Oral Presentation Award, AANS/CNS Spine Summitt, 2019
  • High Distinction Graduate, University College London, 2015
  • Dean’s Honors List, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2004-2007