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Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD is director of pediatric neurosurgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Prior to joining Hasbro, 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 the MD/PhD program at Brown
University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship 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 published extensively in the areas of epilepsy, functional and spine surgery and is currently involved in the research and development of
ultra-minimally invasive endoscopic techniques.
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, and was named one of the nation’s 15 leaders in neurosurgery in the
October 2011 edition of Newsweek.