Faculty/Staff Profiles John R. Vender, M.D.


Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Vice-Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Medical Director, Southeast Gamma Knife Center

Consultant, Neurological Surgical Service Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Augusta, GA 30912

Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery (2001)


  • M.D. Albert Einstein Medical College of Georgia, Bronx, NY, 1986-1990

  • General Surgery Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1991

  • Neurosurgical Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1991-1996

Clinical Interests

  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Craniocervical Junction
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Head Injury
  • Spasticity
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Implantable Pain Management and Therapy

Publications List (PubMED)

Institutional Faculty List

NPH Links

Treating NPH

Trigeminal Neuralgia Links



Department of Neurosurgery
Georgia Health Sciences University
1120 15th Street, BI 3088
Augusta, GA 30912-2900

Office: (706) 721-3071
Fax: (706) 721-8084

email: jvender@augusta.edu