Neil R. Malhotra
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Neil R. Malhotra is assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Neurological Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital. He is the Director and Founder of Penn Surgical Technology Group: Developing intelectual property around surgical innovations. He is the representative of Unit Based Clinical Leadership Program: Initiating unit based changes to optimize patient care and safety
Dr. Malhotras primary research interests focus on restorative approaches to treat degenerative disc disease to reduce the need for invasive surgery and offer better treatment for those who do not meet rigorous surgical criteria. His interests focus on tissue engineering to develop treatments to restore native tissue mechanics of the spine while delivering therapeutic agents and supporting tissue regeneration. In 2007 he received the prestigious Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Fellowship to develop these concepts.