School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Profile

Sandeep Mittal, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Title
Department Chair
Professor (Clinical Scholar)
Phone
(877) 486-7978
Biography

Dr. Mittal is Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University, and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at the Detroit Medical Center and Karmanos Cancer Institute. Dr. Mittal received his medical and master of surgery degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1997. He completed neurosurgery residency training and a postdoctoral fellowship in Developmental Neurobiology at the renowned Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University in 2004. He subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, followed by a second subspecialty fellowship in Neuro-Oncological Surgery and Image-Guided Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mittal joined the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University in 2006. He is board certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Mittal’s areas of expertise are in the surgical management of patients with medically-refractory epilepsy and those with complex brain tumors located in eloquent brain regions (e.g. motor cortex, speech and language centers). He is the Co-Director of the Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and the Director of the Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Dr. Mittal’s busy clinical practice reinforces his commitment to maintain an active research program. He is director of the NIH-funded Translational Neurosurgery Research Lab and is a faculty member of both the WSU Cancer Biology Graduate Program and the Department of Physiology Graduate Program. An accomplished educator and well-funded research scientist, Dr. Mittal has authored over 115 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Surgeons.

Residency

1997-2004
Neurosurgery Residency Training Program
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 

Fellowships

2001-2003
Clinical and Research Fellowship
Developmental Neurobiology
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2004-2005
Clinical Fellowship
Epilepsy Surgery
McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2005-2006
Clinical Fellowship
Neuro-Oncological Surgery and Image-Guided Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
 

Medical Education

1993-1997
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD,CM)
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 

Graduate Education

1992-1993
Medical Preparatory Year (Med-P)
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Undergraduate Education

1990-1992
Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS)
C'gep de St-Hyacinthe
St-Hyacinthe, Canada

Clinics

 Dr. Mittal sees patients at the following locations: