Ian E McCutcheon MDProfessor of Neurosurgery and Ashbel Smith Professor, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ian McCutcheon, MD studied at Yale and McGill, and did his training in neurosurgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute and the National Institutes of Health, where he did his fellowship under Edward Oldfield and first gained exposure to VHL. He joined the MDACC Department of Neurosurgery as an assistant professor in 1991, and now serves as a senior Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Neuroendocrine Program, as well as the surgical director for the multidisciplinary program in neurofibromatosis and nerve sheath tumors. He also holds an Ashbel Smith Professorship. He has performed complex cranial and spinal surgery all through his career and maintains a versatile clinical practice in tumors of the brain, spine, pituitary gland, and peripheral nerve. He has edited five books and published over 150 papers and 35 book chapters. His research currently focuses on malignant transformation in tumors of peripheral nerve, and on the neurosurgical aspects of von Hippel-Lindau disease.