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Deanna Sasaki-Adams, MD

Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director; Section Chief of Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Surgery, Neurological Surgery
Spine Center, Neurological Surgery

Endonasal, endoscopic approach for resection of pituitary lesions

Special Interests:
Treatment of intracerebral aneurysms, intracranial bypass procedures for treatment of giant aneurysms and moya moya disease, stroke, as well as treatment of skull base tumors including pituitary tumors, meningiomas, vestibular schwannomas, and clival chordomas.
Fax:  919-966-6627
Work Phone:  919-957-6855
New Patients/Referrals:  919-843-4609

Deanna Sasaki-Adams, MD

Neurological Surgery - Board Eligible

Education and Training
Fellowship: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 2010 - 2011
Area: Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery
Masters: MPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2009
Area: Clinical Epidemiology
Residency: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003 - 2010
Area: Neurosurgery
Medical School: MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1999 - 2003
Bachelor's: BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1994 - 1998
Area: Biochemistry and French

Foreign Languages Spoken

Physician Referral:
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