Researchers - Alumni


Basic & Clinical Research

The clinical faculty, most of whom have a significant research interest, are joined in the department by basic researchers covering a broad spectrum of neurobiology, neurophysiology, and neuropathology. Neurosurgery Residents develop research projects in conjunction with the Neurosurgery research faculty, in collaboration with other MGH departments and throughout the Harvard community.

Raymond N. Kjellberg

The original stereotactic frame for proton beam treatment. - Dr Raymond N. Kjellberg, M.D. (1959) was the pioneer who first started proton beam treatment and treatment planning.

::: Photos courtesy Dr Paul H. Chapman

HCL Cyclotron Star
HCL Cyclotron Star Chair

STAR Chair - evolution in patient positioning for stereotaxic proton beam radiosurgery


Alumni Researchers - Neurosurgical Service
Many of the photos are from the 'Mixter Library Collection,' the semi-annual 'Resident Group Picture' series, the "Early history and Neurosurgery to 1939" by Dr Fred Barker and/or from "A Short History and Alumni Record (1909 to 1983)" by Dr Nicholas T. Zervas and/or "The Sequel" also by Dr Nicholas T. Zervas.


MGH Neurosurgical Service - Phone: 617-726-8581 - Massachusetts General Hospital - Fruit Street - Boston, Massachusetts 02114