Areas of Expertise

  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid and intracranial artery stenosis
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Skull base tumors
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Stroke


About Dr. Binning

Dr. Binning is a highly experienced, fellowship-trained, comprehensive vascular neurosurgeon. 

She is chief of vascular/endovascular neurosurgery division, and director of the stroke program and the Comprehensive Stroke Center for Global Neurosciences Institute. She is an associate professor at Drexel University School of Medicine.

Dr. Binning specializes in both minimally invasive, endovascular/cerebrovascular neurosurgery, as well as open vascular microsurgery, making her one of a select number of neurosurgeons in the country trained in both types of vascular neurosurgery.

Dr. Binning is the director of multiple national courses and is an instructor for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) residents’ course.

Publications and lectures

Dr. Binning is widely published and has presented at numerous conferences, including the Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, where she spoke on:

  • The use of flow diversion in treating large and giant aneurysms
  • Symptomatic intracranial arterial dissection in adolescents and the use of stenting in these patients

She has presented at national meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Binning’s research has appeared in multiple journals, including:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Journal of Neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics and Cancer Research
  • Endovascular Today
  • World Neurosurgery
  • Acta Neurochirurgica, the official journal of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies


Dr. Binning is board-certified in neurological surgery.

She is a fellow of:

  • The American Association of Neurologic Surgeons (FAANS)

Education and training

  • Medical school: University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery, endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery

The University of Buffalo’s Department of Neurosurgery is one of the country’s leading training programs.