Alexander Yahanda, MD

Alexander Yahanda, MD

PGY3 Resident

MD, Washington University School of Medicine

BS, University of Virginia

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

I look forward to developing the clinical and research skills to make a positive impact during what may be some of the worst moments in life for patients and families.

Dr. Yahanda

Clinical & research interests

  • Skull base, tumor, spine
  • Chiari malformation
  • Outcomes research
  • Intraoperative imaging adjuncts
  • Neuroimaging
  • Device design and innovation
  • Bioethics and shared decision-making


  • Subcortical Surgery Group Research Grant
  • DeNardo Education and Research Foundation Grant

Honors & awards

  • Robert S. Brookings Medical School Prize for meritorious research
  • American Neurological Association Travel Award, 2019
  • Best Abstract, 7th Intraoperative Imaging Society Meeting
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • DeNardo Scholars Research Fellowship
  • 3rd Place in Newspaper Column Writing, Virginia Press Association