- Primary Hospital Affiliation:
- Rhode Island Hospital
- Also Associated With:
- Hasbro Children's Hospital
- The Miriam Hospital
- Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Medical School: Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine
Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD, is director of pediatric neurosurgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Prior to joining Hasbro Children’s Hospital, he was an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and associate professor of neurosurgery at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Telfeian is a graduate of Columbia University and the MD/PhD program at Brown University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in epilepsy electrophysiology at Yale University and his neurosurgical residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed fellowship training in spine and functional epilepsy surgery at Switzerland’s Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, and a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Telfeian has been nationally recognized for both his research and clinical contributions to neurosurgery. He was the recipient of the American Association of Neurologic Surgeons Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Research Award, the American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Award, and the J. Kiffin Penry Pediatric Epilepsy Award. He was twice named “Surgeon of the Year” by Covenant Medical Center and was named one of the nation’s 15 leaders in neurosurgery in the October 2011 edition of Newsweek.
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