Dr. Raymond Sawaya
Member of the Brockman Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Raymond Sawaya is a Member of the Brockman Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Sawaya, a medical graduate from the University of St. Joseph, in Beirut, Lebanon, has been a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston since the department was established in 1990. He is also the Director of the Brain Tumor Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He held the position of Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston from 2005-2014.
He has received various awards, including the Joseph P. Evans Award in Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati, the Anne C. Brooks & Anthony D. Bullock, III Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery at MD Anderson, and the Charles Wilson Award from the National Brain Tumor Society. He is a former President of the Houston Neurological Society and the past Chairman of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Tumors. Dr. Sawaya served as the President of the American Radium Society during 2009-2010.
Dr. Sawaya is a member of the editorial board of numerous medical journals. He is frequently requested as a national and international lecturer. He has published more than 300 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, has authored over 45 book chapters, and written and edited 11 books.
Dr. Sawaya is a noted leader in the field of Neurosurgery with particular expertise in primary and metastatic brain tumours. He is also renowned for his great strides in enhancing the accessibility and safety of brain tumour surgery.