Kadir Erkmen, MD, FAANS

Professor & Vice Chair, Neurosurgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Cerebrovascular and Neuro-Endovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program, Temple University Hospital
Surgical Director, Temple Comprehensive Stroke Program

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral AVM
  • Skull base tumor
  • Meningioma
  • Carotid artery stenting
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Aneurysm coiling
  • Aneurysm clipping
Research Interests
  • Optimizing outcomes in patients with cerebral aneurysms
  • Stroke
  • MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship, Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Texas, Houston, TX
  • Fellowship, Skull Base and Vascular Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AK
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society of University Neurosurgeons
  • Society of Neuro-Interventional Surgeons
  • North American Skull Base Society 
Awards and Honors
  • Maryland State Senatorial Scholarship
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Summer Research Fellowship,
  • University of Maryland Medical School Research Competition
  • Honors in Neurosurgery Sub-Internship, Neurosurgery Research
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Sheldon E. Greisman Award in
  • C. Jelleff Carr Award for Excellence in Pharmacology
  • Hans R. Wilhelmsen Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Surgery
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Summa Cum Laude, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Resident Award
  • Faculty Mentor to Kimon Bekelis M.D.: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Walter Dandy Fellowship.
  • Faculty Mentor to Kimon Bekelis: Scoville Resident Clinical Research Award, New England Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting
  • Vural Bertan Distinguished Lecturer, Turkish Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting, Antalya, Turkey
  • Top Doctors,​ Neurological Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2016-2018