Speakers

The following is a list of all speakers for the NANS 23rd Annual Meeting.

Christopher J. Winfree, MD -- Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Christopher J. Winfree, MD Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

After completing medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, Dr. Winfree joined the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University as a resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then a second fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon. Currently, Dr. Winfree is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, where he specializes in peripheral nerve surgery, peripheral nerve cancer surgery, nerve and muscle biopsies, pain neurosurgery, and spasticity. His research interests include the use of peripheral nerve transfers to treat spinal cord injury, and the use of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain disorders. He has been in practice for 13 years. During this time, he has taught numerous cadaver courses for nerve exposures and neuromodulation.

Facility
Columbia University
Location
New York, NY
Session(s)

Certificate of Attendance: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Chengyuan Wu, MD -- Associate Professor

Chengyuan Wu, MD Associate Professor

Dr. Wu is currently an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University. He completed medical school at Tufts University. Following medical school, Dr. Wu completed his residency in neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University, as well as a fellowship in functional neurosurgery.

Facility
Thomas Jefferson University
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Session(s)

Neuromodulation in Epilepsy: From Bench to OR to Outcomes

Hands-On Cadaver Course for Engineers

Thomas L. Yearwood, MD PhD--Honorary Consultant in Pain Medicine

Thomas L. Yearwood, MD PhDHonorary Consultant in Pain Medicine

Full-time Pain Physician in London, UK doing clinical research in neuromodulation; 25+ years experience in the US with >2400 implanted Neuromodulation devices; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, with considerable experience in medical device-related design, Development, and consultation; participant in numerous clinical research trials; CEO and Founder, Neurospecs Clinical Research and Development. Very interested in neuroinflammation, novel waveforms and programming principles.

Facility
Nation Health Service, UK
Location
Fairhope, AL
Session(s)

Spinal Cord Stimulation Programming: Basics, Science, Coding