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Areas of Expertise

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid and intracranial artery stenosis
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial Bypass
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Skull base tumors
  • Spinal surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • VP Shunt


About Dr. Hedayat

Dr. Hirad S. Hedayat is a fellowship-trained, comprehensive vascular neurosurgeon with extensive experience treating and researching some of the most complex conditions of the brain. Dr. Hedayat also performs surgery for spinal conditions.

Dr. Hedayat is also assistant professor of neurosurgery at Drexel College of Medicine.

Publications and lectures

Widely published, Dr. Hedayat’s research is focused on:

  • Intra-arterial management of stroke
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Brain tumors
  • Neurosurgical outcomes and complications

As a research fellow in the Case Western University Department of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Hedayat conducted cutting-edge brain tumor research involving drug therapy receptors.


His expertise includes the treatment of:

  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
  • Stroke
  • Other potentially fatal conditions of the brain and cerebrovascular conditions

Education and training

  • Medical school: Ross University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Marshall University, general surgery
  • Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, neursurgery
  • Fellowship: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, chief resident, endovascular neurosurgery
  • Fellowship: Drexel Neurosciences Institute, endovascular neurosurgery and critical care


Dr. Hedayat is a member of:

  • The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  • The Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons