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Matt El-Kadi, MD, has been Inducted into the Marquis Who's Who Registry

Dr. El-Kadi has flourished as a neurosurgeon, an educator and the vice chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr. Matt El-Kadi's research is the basis of a chapter in the book "Chronic Subdural Hematoma," published in 2000, and has been extensively featured in professional publications.

    GIBSONIA, PA, June 22, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Matt El-Kadi, MD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. El-Kadi is renowned as a board-certified neurosurgeon, educator and administrator with more than 20 years of distinction in his specialty. As a child, he was fascinated by the structure and mechanics of the human brain, and recalls feeling that brain surgery would be a perfect fit for his skill set In 1983, he earned a Doctor of Medicine from the Second Moscow State Pirogov Medical Institute in 1983. Dr. El-Kadi completed a neurosurgical residency at the Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute in Moscow from 1983 until 1989, when he relocated to the United States to pursue a research fellowship in neurosurgery with a focus in brain tumors and radiotherapy at the University of Southern California.

Dr. El-Kadi remained at the University of Southern California through 1994 as a general surgical intern upon the conclusion of his fellowship. From 1993 until 1994, he was active as a clinical fellow of the University of Connecticut, departing to conclude his studies at West Virginia University, from which he finished another residency in neurosurgery during which he spent one year at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. El-Kadi formally began his career with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Since 1999, Dr. El-Kadi has maintained a clinical practice at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in which he focuses on complex spinal cases with instrumentation. He has excelled as a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh since 2010, for which he was also appointed as the vice chairman of the department of neurosurgery at the aforementioned medical center. He also became the director of the Spine Center at UPMC Passavant. A member of multiple committees, including the involvement committee for which he is the head, Dr. El-Kadi is a board member and the chair of the development committee for the UPMC Passavant Hospital Foundation.

Dr. El-Kadi's research is the basis of a chapter in the book "Chronic Subdural Hematoma," published in 2000, and has been extensively featured in professional publications including the Journal of Neurosurgery, Contemporary Spine Surgery and Contemporary Neurosurgery. He has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and academic symposiums, and his exceptional patient care and clinical compassion have been recognized throughout his career with accolades including a 2011 UPMC Nursing Champion of Nursing Award. Since 2012, he has been profiled by Pittsburgh Magazine as a part of the Pittsburgh's Best Doctors list, and he has been honored among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors in America for ten consecutive years. Dr. El-Kadi believes that his dedication to others is the foundation of his success, and hopes to expand upon his charitable involvement in the coming years.

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