Parthasarathy D. Thirumala, MD, joined the Center of Clinical Neurophysiology in June 2008. He specializes in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring to adult and pediatric neurosurgical, orthopedic, ENT, vascular and interventional neuroradiology procedures.
Dr. Thirumala completed his neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He completed his internship in internal medicine training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Prior to clinical training he completed his masters degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Thirumala completed his medical training in India at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India.
His clinical and research interests include intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during expanded endonasal approach, functional cortical mapping during awake craniotomies, ICU EEG.
He has published over 90 peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and invited articles in the journals including JAMA, Neurology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. He has given lectures both nationally and internationally on the value of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring.
See Dr. Thirumala's CV.
Dr. Thirumala's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.
Specialized Areas of Interest
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology: Intraoperative Monitoring
American Board of Neuroimaging
American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Professional Organization Membership
Education & Training
- MBBS, Stanley Medical College, 1997
- MS, University of Illinois, Bioengineering, 2001
- Residency, Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
- Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
Honors & Awards
- Neurologist of the Year, Pennsylvania Neurology Society, 2021
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