Hanna Algattas, MD

PGY-3 Resident

Hanna Algattas




Hanna Algattas, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program in June of 2016 after graduating from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He previously graduated from summa cum laude from Colgate University with a degree in cellular neuroscience.

Prior to matriculation to medical school, Dr. Algattas worked with animal models of Alzheimer’s disease at the NINDS. Dr. Algattas has been involved in research regarding traumatic brain injury pathophysiology and management, cost-effectiveness in neuro-oncology, and outcome improvement after cranial and spinal surgery using the NSQIP database. He has broad interests within neurosurgery encompassing all of the sub-specialties.

Dr. Algattas was born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y.  Interests outside neurosurgery include weightlifting, squash, professional sports, and crossword puzzles

Professional Organization Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Education & Training

BA, Cellular Neuroscience, Colgate University, 2012
MD, University of Rochester Medical School, (Md.) 2016

Honors & Awards

  • Young Neurosurgeons Forum Oral Presentation, AANS 2015
  • Office of Medical Education Research Award, University of Rochester SOM, 2013
  • James M. Maury MD Endowed Scholarship, Colgate University, 2012
  • Elias J. Audi Scholarship, Colgate University, 2012
  • Charles A. Dana Scholar, Colgate University, 2012
  • Dr. Leo Speno Health Sciences Prize, Colgate University, 2012
  • William K. Edmonton Neuroscience Award, Colgate University, 2012