David Giles, MD, PhD

PGY1 Resident

MD/PhD University of Michigan
BS Washington University in St. Louis

Hometown: Portland, OR

The residents and faculty are exceptional surgeons, clinicians, and researchers. I’m grateful for the opportunity to learn from them.

Dr. Giles

Clinical & research interests

  • Neuro-oncology
  • Skull base
  • Neuroimmunology (macrophage and dendritic cell function in the brain and spinal cord)

Honors and awards

  • Edgar A. Kahn Award in Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 2020
  • George R. Demuth Physician-Scientist Award, University of Michigan Medical School, 2020
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Rackham Merit Fellowship, University of Michigan, Rackham Graduate School, 2017
  • ACTRIMS Young Investigator Best Presentation Finalist, Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, 2017
  • Monte V. Hobbs Student Award, University of Michigan, Graduate Program in Immunology, 2016
  • Valedictorian, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2011