Eric M. Nturibi, MD

  • PGY-2 Resident

Eric M. Nturibi, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program in July of 2022 after earning an MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate education at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., graduating cum laude in 2015

Prior to residency, Dr. Nturibi was involved in basic science research aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms underpinning influenza infections in cellular and animal models. He was also involved in clinical and translational neurosurgical research in the fields of neurocritical care and pediatric neurosurgery.

Dr. Nturibi was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Outside of  the hospital, he enjoys sports—particularly soccer and athletics—grilling, spending time with his friends and exploring the wonderful city of Pittsburgh.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Neurotrauma; spine deformity surgery.

Hospital Privileges

Pittsburgh VA Hospital
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Professional Organization Membership

American Medical Association
American Association of Neurological Surgery
Congress of Neurological Surgery
National Medical Association

Education & Training

  • BA, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Franklin and Marshall College, 2015
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2022

Honors & Awards

  • The Theodore Kurze, MD, Senior Prize for Excellence in Neurological Surgery, UPMC Neurosurgery, 2022
  • Academic Achievement Award for Academic Merit and Community Service, Pittsburgh National Medical Association, 2018
  • Cum Laude, Franklin and Marshall College, 2015