Hasan Zaidi, MD
Dr. Zaidi is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA concentrating on Spine Deformity surgery as well Endoscopic Surgery.
Dr. Zaidi received his undergraduate degree from UCLA with Honors in Neuroscience in 2005. He then received his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was the recipient of numerous awards for his academic achievements. In 2008, he was awarded the Heffman Medical Student Research Scholarship and the Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Prize for excellence in basic science research. His work on stem cell therapies for brain tumors as a medical student was supported by a $40,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In 2009, the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Neurosurgery presented Dr. Zaidi with the Harvey Cushing Research Award, the highest accolade given to a medical student by the department.
In 2010, Dr. Zaidi began his neurosurgical residency at the prestigious Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He received two national merit-based neurosurgical awards in recognition for his research: the Donald O. Quest Award by the Congress of Neurological Surgery and the Synthes Skull Base Research Award by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. In 2015, he was one of the few neurosurgical residents nationally elected to the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies.
In 2016, Dr. Zaidi completed a clinical fellowship in neuroendoscopic surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles which are featured in several high-impact journals, including Nature Reviews and JAMA. Dr. Zaidi has been invited to speak at 29 national neurosurgical conferences, published 17 book chapters, and is a senior editor of two neurosurgical textbooks to be published internationally.