ELAD I LEVY, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA
Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Dr. Levy is among the youngest tenured professors in the history of SUNY. He has created a thriving department, integrating traditional values with modern physician alignment models. Director of Endovascular Stroke Treatment Research, Dr. Levy has provided leadership for cutting edge innovations in stroke treatment, culminating in the recent New England Journal of Medicine publication of the groundbreaking SWIFT trial, which provided compelling, convincing evidence that endovascular therapy benefits selected stroke patients.
Committed to continuing education, Dr. Levy has trained physicians from Asia, Europe and
Middle East, lectured on numerous occasions throughout these regions, and published over
300 peer-reviewed and invited articles. Additionally, he has been the Scientific Program Chair and the Annual Meeting Chair at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, and has served in other leadership positions in national neurosurgery organizations.
Devoted to his three children and supportive wife, Dr. Levy’s involvement in his children’s sports and concern for the safety of children has inspired his foundation of the charitable organization PUCCS (Program for Understanding Childhood Concussion and Stroke), to help children with traumatic head injury and stroke.