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Lissa C. Baird, MD


Neurosurgery

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Physician

  • Director of Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Physician
  • Member of the Faculty of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

Centers/Programs

Clinical Interests

  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the brain and spine
  • Congenital malformations
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Neuro-endoscopy
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Skull base tumors
  • Spinal cord tumors
  • Vascular anomalies

Diseases Treated

  • AT/RT, Childhood
  • Brain Tumors, Childhood
  • Choroid Plexus Tumor, Childhood
  • DIPG, Childhood
  • Ependymoma, Childhood
  • Germ Cell Tumors of the Brain, Childhood
  • Glioma, Childhood
  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-355-2655
  • Office Phone Number617-355-2655
  • Fax617-730-0906

Bio

Dr. Baird is the Director of Neurosurgical Oncology in the Department of Neurosurgery at Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in the care of children with neurological disorders of the brain and spine with specific expertise in brain and spinal cord tumors, skull base neurosurgery, and surgical approaches using neuro-endoscopic and minimally invasive techniques. She was previously Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Director of Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology at Oregon Health & Science University/Doembecher Children's Hospital. Dr. Baird is actively involved in national scientific and leadership committees and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Board Certification:

  • Neurological Surgery, 2017
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2017

Fellowship:

  • Boston Children's Hospital

Residency:

  • University of California, San Diego

Medical School:

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Location

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
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