Varun Shandal, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Center of Clinical Neurophysiology in April 2021. Dr. Shandal specializes in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring of adult and pediatric neurosurgical, orthopedic, ENT, cardiothoracic, vascular, and interventional neuroradiology procedures, microelectrode recording and subcortical mapping for deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrode implantation, as well as motor and language mapping during awake craniotomy procedures.
Dr. Shandal completed his neurology residency at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed his clinical neurophysiology fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y. and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring fellowship at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. Prior to residency, he completed his internship training in internal medicine at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Shandal completed his medical school at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India.
Dr. Shandal's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.
Specialized Areas of Interest
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology
Professional Organization Membership
Education & Training
- MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 2008
- Internship, Internal Medicine, Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, 2013
- Residency, Neurology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, 2016
- Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, N.Y., 2017
- Fellowship, Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring, UPMC, Pittsburgh, 2021