Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD

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.  Dr. Aghi earned a medical degree and a doctoral degree in neurosciences from Harvard Medical School and completed his neurosurgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Aghi leads a large nationwide clinical reserach team that has published several dozen award winning publications on the resection of pituitary tumors and tumors of the anterior skull base through an endoscopic endonasal approach, and is currently leading a Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) taskforce to formulate national guidelines for the neurosurgical management of pituitary tumors.