William Shuman, MD

  • PGY-2 Resident

William H. Shuman, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program in July 2022 after graduating from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, earning his MD with Distinction in Research. He received his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 2016, completing a BA in biophysics and receiving the Detlev Bronk Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Biophysics.

During medical school, Dr. Shuman conducted clinical neurosurgical research focusing on patient outcomes primarily in spine surgery and skull base surgery, and he has presented his work at multiple national research conferences. He is interested in using his research experience to optimize postoperative outcomes for neurosurgical patients.

Dr. Shuman was born and raised in Metro Detroit, Mich. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, listening to blues rock and folk music, weight lifting and running, hiking, playing golf, pick-up basketball, bowling, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Skull base surgery; spine surgery; pediatric neurosurgery; neurotrauma.

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Education & Training

  • BA, Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016
  • MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2022

Honors & Awards

  • Distinction in Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2022
  • Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes Presentation Award, AANS/CNS Spine Summit, 2019
  • Detlev Bronk Award in Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2016