Dr Ethan Taub
University Hospital Basel
Dr Ethan Taub is a senior staff neurosurgeon and Head of Functional Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at University Hospital Basel (USB). In the frame of this project (link below), he provides clinical expertise in neurosurgery, neurology and encephalitis. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard, interned in surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and was resident and chief resident in neurosurgery at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York City, USA. Thereafter, he received special fellowship training in functional neurosurgery as the E. H. Botterell Fellow at the Toronto Western Hospital in Canada. He came to Switzerland in 1996 as a Moseley Traveling Fellow of Harvard Medical School and thereafter served as a staff neurosurgeon (Oberarzt) at University Hospital Zürich and Inselspital Bern and as an attending neurosurgeon (Belegarzt) at the Klinik Im Park in Zürich. He has worked in Basel since 2007. His clinical activities there cover functional/stereotactic and general neurosurgery, and his main research focus lies in functional neurosurgery. Dr Taub is a member of the editorial board of Clinical and Translational Neuroscience and he has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and multiple textbook chapters.