Or Cohen-Inbar, MD, PhD

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Or Cohen-Inbar, MD, PhD, joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in 2019. He completed his medical degree at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel in 2008 and completed his residency in neurological surgery at Rambam Health Care in Haifa in 2014. He obtained his doctorate in immunology and tumor immunotherapy from Technion in 2014.

Dr. Cohen-Inbar completed a two-year clinical fellowship in surgical oncology and stereotactic radiosurgery at the University of Virginia Department of Neurological Surgery in Charlottesville, Va. in 2016. His research has focused on developing new multi-modality approaches to battle benign and malignant brain tumors, with his basic research focusing on new immuno-therapeutical approaches to help battle malignant brain tumors.

Dr. Cohen-Inbar completed several mini-fellowships encompassing a wide range of neurosurgical techniques, including those related to the different techniques in managing degenerative spine surgery and neuro-endoscopy.

Dr. Cohen-Inbar has authored several books such as Focused Neurosurgery published by Jaypee Brothers Publishing House in 2016, and Focused Neuro-Anatomy for Medical Students published by Nova Science Publishers in 2015. He also has contributed chapters to many other books and publications, including the recently published edition of the well renowned and famous Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery, 8th Edition.

Dr. Cohen-Inbar currently serves on the editorial boards of several leading neurosurgical and neuro-oncological journals.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Neuro-oncology; stereotactic radiosurgery; pituitary lesions, pain syndromes, psychiatric illnesses; neurotrauma; degenerative spine diseases.

Board Certifications

Israeli Board Certified in Neurosurgery

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Western Maryland

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery
Israeli Neurosurgical Association

Professional Activities

Section Editor, Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery, 8th Edition, Elsevier, 2022.

Education & Training

  • MD, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 2008
  • PhD, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Molecular Immunology, 2014
  • Residency, Rambam Health Care, Haifa, Israel, 2014
  • Fellowship, University of Virginia, Surgical Neuro-Oncology and Radiosurgery, 2016

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, Clinical/Translational Research, Biennial Canadian Neuro-Oncology Meeting, 2016
  • Israeli-Cancer-Association Award, Cancer Research and Treatment, 2014
  • Rambam Knowledge Center Fellowship Grant, 2014
  • Best Poster Award, Third German-Israeli Cancer Research School, DKFZ-MOST, 2010
  • MD Thesis Cum Laude, Technion Institute of Technology, 2007
  • Magna Cum Laude Rector's Honor, University of Debrecen, Hungary, 2003