Ramin Eskandari MS, MD
Ramin Eskandari is an Assitant Professor of Neurosurgery and the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. His clinical expertise focuses on the surgical management of children with disorders of the brain and spine, minimally invasive methods for treating pediatric neurosurgical disorders, and endoscopic treatment of multiple disorders. Dr. Eskandari has always had a very fervent desire to maintain basic science research alongside clinical therapeutics. He was co-principal investigator on the Hydrocephalus Association Mentored Young Investigators Grant while in residency training and has gained significant experience and knowledge with in-vivo animal models of neonatal and pediatric hydrocephalus. Currently, his laboratory has invented a novel cell culture model of elevated intracranial pressure to better assess the earliest signs of cell injury from pathologic pressure changes.