Arun Amar

Expert on spinal cord injuries, aneurysms, strokes and brain tumors

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, and Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Stroke Director, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center


  • brain and spinal cord injury
  • aneurysms and vascular malformations
  • stroke and cerebrovascular disorders
  • brain tumors
  • the blood-brain barrier
  • stem cell therapy
  • gene therapy
  • vagus nerve stimulation
  • interventional neuroradiology

Additional Information

  • Author of neurosurgical publications and editor of books on spinal cord injury and interventional neuroradiology
  • Named one of “America’s Top Surgeons” by Consumers Research Council of America and one of Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors,” and listed in Marquis’ “Who’s Who in Medicine Higher Education”


  • 8 mm, Basilar Tip Aneurysm: Stent and Coil Embolization

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