Howard Eisenberg

Title: R. K. Thompson Professor of Neurosurgery
Company: University of Maryland
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Howard Eisenberg, R. K. Thompson Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of neuroscience and education.

Dr. Eisenberg chose to become a doctor due to his inherent interest in neuroscience.  He received a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University in 1960 and followed it up shortly afterward with an MD from the State University of New York, New York City in 1964. He completed his internship studies at New York Hospital in 1965 and then became a resident and fellow with Cornell University Medical School. In 1970, he completed an additional residency in neurosurgery at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. He knew then that neurosurgery was the field for him.

A diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Eisenberg has found much success within his myriad professional roles. From 1972 until 1975, he was a surgical instructor at Harvard University. Later, from 1980 until 1982, he was a professor and chief of neurosurgery at the University of Texas. In 1992, he relocated to the University of Maryland. There, he expertly navigated his field, going from the head of neurosurgery to the director of medical services and then to a professor and chair within the department of neurosurgery. In 2000, he was given the title of R.K. Thompson Professor of Neurosurgery, which he remains as today. Outside of his primary roles, Dr. Eisenberg demonstrates his expert knowledge by contributing numerous articles to professional journals. He is a recipient of the Wakeman Award and the William Cavernes Award from the National Head Injury Foundation in recognition of his work. As a further testament to his success, Dr. Eisenberg is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.

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