With the purpose of delivering excellent, efficient, and state of the art neurosurgical care, Holy Cross Neurosciences Center offers a disease-specific and patient-focused approach to our patients. Our multispecialty center includes physicians in neurosurgery, PM&R, neurology, neuro-oncology, and neuro-radiology to provide comprehensive and innovative treatment from surgery and minimally invasive procedures of the brain and spine to radiosurgery, and nerve root block. We brought our multidisciplinary specialists together to build on the breadth and depth of our expertise and to enhance collaboration across sub-specialties. This allows us to measure quality and outcomes, and enhances our ability to innovate effective solutions for complex disorders. Our goal is to provide compassionate, appropriate, and efficient medical and/or surgical treatments to our patients with complex spinal or cranial diseases.
Amin Amini, MD, MSc, FAANS Chairman of Neurosurgery, Holy Cross HospitalMedical Director of Neurosurgery, Washington & Shady Grove Adventist Hospitals
Since 2008, Dr. Amini has been treating patients in the Maryland area for a variety of neurological conditions. In July 2014, Dr Amini was named Medical Director of Neurosurgery at Washington Adventist and Shady Grove Adventist Hospitals. He has served as Medical Director of Neurosurgery since May 2013. He was chosen to lead the development of a neurosurgery program to better serve the needs of the community. He is also Chairman of Neurosurgery at Holy Cross Hospital. In the past, Dr. Amini served as the Medical Director of Neurological Surgery for the Neurosciences Center at Holy Cross Hospital (2008-2011) where he helped build a successful Neurosurgery program. In addition, Dr. Amini provides neurological trauma care at Prince George's Hospital, the busiest trauma center in the metropolitan, DC area. He's been voted a Washingtonian Top Doc since 2012.
Dr. Amini is board certified and completed his residency and chief residency in neurosurgery at the University of Utah Medical Center. His significant research in malignant tumors of the brain and spine, traumatic cervical spine injuries, and endoscopic spine surgeries has contributed to the neurosurgical literature. He has published more than 40 scientific papers, abstracts, and chapters in prestigious neurosurgical journals and text books. (List of publications) Dr. Amini is currently a principal investigator for research into brain tumors for the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Amini received his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia. He received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Maryland College Park in Neurobiology and Cell Biology. Dr. Amini is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Washington Academy of Neurosurgery, and the Maryland Neurological Society.
He has been named a Washingtonian Top Doc in every year since 2012.