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, outcome improvement after cranial and spinal surgery, and skull base neurosurgery. 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 weight lifting, 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