Team

Sandeep Kunwar, MD

Surgical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Dr. Sandeep Kunwar is the surgical director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF and has over 20 years of experience performing transsphenoidal endonasal surgery for pituitary tumors and other types of lesions in the pituitary region.

Lewis Blevins, MD

Medical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Neurological Surgery

Dr. Lewis Blevins is an endocrinologist specializing in the evaluation and management of pituitary and hypothalamus disorders, including acromegaly, prolactinoma, other pituitary tumors, diabetes insipidus, hypopituitarism and growth hormone deficiencies.

Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD

Attending Neurosurgeon, California Center for Pituitary Disorders
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Principal Investigator, UCSF Brain Tumor Research Center

Dr. Manish Aghi is a neurosurgeon who specializes in operating on brain tumors, including pituitary adenomas. He has particular expertise in performing endoscopic endonasal surgery for pituitary and skull base lesions.

Philip Theodosopoulos, MD

Attending Neurosurgeon, California Center for Pituitary Disorders
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery
Director of Skull Base Tumor Surgery

Dr. Theodosopoulos is a Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF and the Director of the Department's Skull Base Tumor Program.

Kelly Priester

Patient Service Coordinator for Dr. Blevins and Dr. Kunwar

Phone: (415) 353-8153
Fax: (415) 353-2889

Charlotte Huie, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Charlotte Huie is a nurse practitioner with specialty training in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology and neuroendocrinology. Charlotte manages the treatment of adult patients who have undergone neurosurgery for pituitary tumors.