Gustavo Macharro’s Story

Patient Gustavo Macharro lying in a hospital bed while his wife stands by his side.

After Gustavo Macharro was found down and unconscious at work, he was immediately brought to University Hospital for advanced neurosurgical and trauma care. He was brought to UHS where he was diagnosed with a subdural hematoma and severe TBI and was emergently operated on by Dr. Koebbe and admitted to the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit […]

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Farewell Dr. Grandhi

Dr. Floyd smiling while presenting Dr. Grandhi with his farewell gift.

The Department of Neurosurgery recently gathered together to wish Ramesh Grandhi, M.D., a fond farewell. All of us at the department would like to thank Dr. Grandhi for his hard work and dedication. We wish him the best of luck moving forward.

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Welcome New Faculty

Drs. Justin Mascitelli and Cameron McDougall smiling in staff photos.

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to welcome our newest faculty members Justin Mascitelli, M.D., and Cameron McDougall, M.D.

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Graduation 2018

Drs. Michael McGinity, Shane Hawksworth, and Asif Maknojia standing together and smiling. They are standing left to right in order of descending height.

The Department of Neurosurgery recently celebrated the graduation of this year’s chief residents: Drs. Michael McGinity, Shane Hawksworth, and Asif Maknojia. During their ceremony, we had the opportunity to recognize the hard work they have dedicated to our department during their residency. We would like to wish each of them a wonderful future ahead!

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Carolyn’s Story

Carolyn Taylor sitting in a hospital bed and smiling. She is surrounded by machines and hospital equipment.

Carolyn Taylor began having a sharp pain in her head during a workout. She was unable to move and started to vomit. “I was rushed to the ER near my house,” she told us. “There were no neurosurgeons in Corpus Christi that could handle my case, but the pain was very bad. We were rushed […]

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