Gabriel Zada specializes in brain tumor and pituitary surgery and serves as the Director of Endoscopic Cranial Base Surgery at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, Calif, USA. Dr. Zada completed his undergraduate education in neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif, USA, and graduated in 2000 with an admission to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He then went on to receive a Medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, USA, in 2004, where he was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Zada completed his General Surgery Internship and Neurosurgical Residency Training at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. He then went on to complete a Fellowship in endoscopic skull base and pituitary surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA. Following this he spent several additional months learning advanced endoscopic cranial base surgery in Naples, Italy, under Paolo Cappabianca, one of the pioneers of this approach. Dr. Zada has developed a keen interest in brain and pituitary tumors and specializes in endoscopic transsphenoidal and advanced cranial base surgery, open skull base surgery, and neurooncology. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles pertaining to these topics. His research interests include genomic and epigenetic analysis of pituitary and other intracranial tumors.
Biography Updated on 5 February 2013