Sandeep Mittal

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Faculty Profile

Department Chair
bb2600@wayne.edu

Narrative Bio

Dr. Mittal is Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology, and Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University. He is the Chief of Neurosurgery at the Detroit Medical Center and Karmanos Cancer Institute. Dr. Mittal received his medical and master of surgery degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1997. He completed neurosurgery residency training and a postdoctoral fellowship in Developmental Neurobiology at the renowned Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University in 2004. He subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, followed by a second subspecialty fellowship in Neuro-Oncological Surgery and Image-Guided Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mittal joined the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University in 2006. He is board certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Mittal's areas of expertise are in the surgical management of patients with medically-refractory epilepsy and those with complex brain tumors located in eloquent brain regions (e.g. motor cortex, speech and language centers). He is the Co-Director of the Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and the Director of the Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Dr. Mittal's busy clinical practice strengthens his commitment to maintain an active research program. He is director of the NIH-funded Translational Neurosurgery Research Lab and is a faculty member of both the WSU Cancer Biology Graduate Program and the Department of Physiology Graduate Program. An accomplished educator and well-funded research scientist, Dr. Mittal has authored over 135 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Surgeons.

 

Division

Chair

 

Residency

1997-2004
Neurosurgery Residency Training Program
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 

Fellowships

2001-2003
Clinical and Research Fellowship
Developmental Neurobiology
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2004-2005
Clinical Fellowship
Epilepsy Surgery
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2005-2006
Clinical Fellowship
Neuro-Oncological Surgery and Image-Guided Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
 

Phone

877-486-7978

Medical

1993-1997
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD,CM)
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 

Graduate

1992-1993
Medical Preparatory Year (Med-P)
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Fax

313-966-0358

Undergraduate

1990-1992
Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS)
CEGEP de St-Hyacinthe
St-Hyacinthe, Canada

 

Suffix

, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Awards & Honors

1992
Pure and Applied Sciences Bursary Program
CEGEP de St-Hyacinthe
St-Hyacinthe, Canada

1992
Excellence par Excellence Bursary
CEGEP de St-Hyacinthe,
St-Hyacinthe, Canada

1992
Governor General's Medal
Government of Canada

1992-1995
R.E. Powell Award for Academic Excellence
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1993-1994
Summer Research Bursary
Fonds de la Recherche en Sant du Qu'bec

1993
FRSQ  Prix d'Excellence"
Fonds de la Recherche en Sant du Qu'bec

1993-1995
Upjohn Achievement Award
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1994-1995
Merck, Sharp & Dohme Award in Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1995-1996
Winter Research Bursary
Fonds de la Recherche en Sant du Qu'bec

1995-1996
Summer Research Fellowship
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada

1996
Winter Research Bursary
Medical Research Council of Canada

1998, 2000, 2001
ANCQ Award
Quebec Association of Neurological Surgeon's Annual Meeting

1999
H.L. Teuber Prize
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2000
Montreal Neurological Institute Travel Award
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2000
McGill Alma Mater Travel Grant
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2001-2003
FRSQ Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2004
Wilder Penfield Award in Neurosurgery
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2005-2006
Brain Science Foundation Fellowship
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

2008
KCI/MidMichigan Pardee Fellowship
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan

2013
Dr. Michael J. Brennan Scientific Distinction Award
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan

2010-2017
Top Docs in Detroit by Hour Magazine
Elected by peers

2009-2017
Best Doctors in America
Elected by peers

 

Specialties

Epilepsy; Tumor; Image-Guided Neurosurgery; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

 

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Mittal has privileges at the following hospitals:

 

Publications

Dr. Mittal's Publications

Research Description

Brain tumor surgery, epilepsy surgery, image-guided neurosurgery, and Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery

Affiliated Departments