Peter Black, MD, PhD

Title: Frank D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery
Company: Harvard Medical School
Location: Sommerville, Massachusetts, United States

Peter Black, MD, PhD, Frank D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neurosurgery.

With nearly 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Black has been the Frank D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School since 1987. In addition to his primary role, he served as the chief of the neurosurgical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute from 1987 to 2000, chair of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon in chief at Boston Children’s Hospital from 1987 to 2005, and chair of the department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon in chief at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital from 1987 to 2007. Earlier in his career, Dr. Black was a staff neurosurgeon with Massachusetts General Hospital from 1980 to 1987.

Dr. Black began his career as a student at Harvard University, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1966. He continued his studies at McGill University, completing a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery in 1970. He subsequently joined Georgetown University, where he earned a PhD in 1978. Dr. Black also holds an honorary degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

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