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Mandeep Tamber, MD, PhD

Mandeep Tamber, MD
Job Title Surgical Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program
Job Title Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5090 Phone
412-692-5921 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1999 MD, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
2010 PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada


2007 Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


2009 Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Board Certifications

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC), Fellow 
  • Certification in Neurosurgery, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
  • USMLE Step I-III


  • John James Ower Medal and Scholarship in Pathology   
  • Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
  • Isaac and Leah Weinlos Prize in Pathology
  • Dr. Allan Coates Rankin Award
  • University of Alberta Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Prime Evils Athletic Association Award
  • Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
  • 1992-1995 Canada Scholarship in Science and Technology
  • Harry W. Bass Memorial Bursary
  • Alexander Rutherford Scholarship


  • Jeelani N u O, Jindahra P, Tamber MS, Poon TL, Kabasele P, Galton M, Stevens J, McEvoy A, Harkness W, Plant G.  Hemispheric Asymmetry in Meyer’s Loop – A Prospective Study of Visual Field Deficits in 105 Patients Undergoing Anterior Temporal Lobe Resection for Epilepsy.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, submitted for review.
  • Drake JM, Riva-Cambrin J, Jea A, Aaguste K, Tamber MS, Lamberti-Pasculli M.  Prospective Surveillance of Complications in a Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, submitted for review.
  • Kwan A, Ng W-H, Otsubo H, Ochi A, Snead III OC, Tamber MS, Rutka JT.  Hemispherectomy for the Control of Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood:  Comparison of Two Surgical Techniques in a Single Institution.  Brain, submitted for review.

    View Dr. Tamber's full list of publications from PubMed.
Last Update
May 9, 2014
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Last Update
May 9, 2014