Gabriel Zada

Expert in neurosurgery, traumatic brain injury and brain tumors

Director, USC Brain Tumor Center

Associate Residency Program Director

Director of Cranial Base Endoscopy, USC Endoscopic Cranial Base Surgery Program

Co-Director, USC Pituitary Center

Co-Director, USC Radiosurgery Center

 Associate Professor of Neurosurgery


  • Brain Tumors
  • Brain Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Glioblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussion

Additional Information

  • Member: Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Pituitary Network Association, Western Neurosurgical Society, International Society of Pituitary Surgeons, American Medical Association
  • Resident/Fellow Member, American College of Surgeons
  • Recipient: Excellence in Small Group Teaching Award, UC San Francisco School of Medicine; AANS Ronald L. Bittner Award for Tumor Research; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Teaching Award, Keck-USC Gamma Chapter; Outstanding Teaching as House Officer Award, USC School of Medicine; USC Department of Neurosurgery Award, Best Resident Research Study; Congress of Neurological Surgeons Dandy Fellowship Award; Integra Foundation Award for Brain Tumor Research, Congress of Neurological Surgeons; Mahaley Brain Tumor Research Award; Clinical Science Award, Western Neurosurgical Society
  •  Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant, NFL
  • Quoted on CNN, ESPN, Washington post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times


  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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