Dr. Naman A. Salibi, MD, MSc, joined GPNA as of April 9, 2007.  He was affiliated to the University of Pittsburgh Physicians, Department of Neurological Surgery.  He will work closely with Dr. Bejjani, in providing cutting edge neurosurgical care particularly in the area of minimal access spinal techniques, spinal disc prosthesis known as spinal arthroplasty, and spinal complex procedures including fusion & instrumentation and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Salibi comes to UPMC after a 22 year experience in academic and clinical neurosurgery.  After finishing his MD and Masters Degree in Neurophysiology at the American University of Beirut, he joined in 1980 the Residency Program at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, where he completed his Residency Program under the auspices of Dr. Robert B. King.  In May 1987, he was certified by the American Board.  

From 1984 till end 1996, Dr Salibi was in Private Practice in Santa Cruz, California, and served simultaneously as a clinical assistant professor at UCSF Department of Neurosurgery under the leadership of Dr. Charles B. Wilson.  From end 1996 and until mid 2006, he went back to the Middle East where he served as the Senior Neurosurgery Consultant at the Dhahran Health Center, the major tertiary care facility in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.  Lately, he helped establish the first of its kind Neurospinal Unit in the Middle East, equipped with the latest cutting-edge technologies in spinal neurosurgery.

He will work closely with Dr. Ghassan Bejjani to develop our Community Neurosurgery Service in the Western Pennsylvania and the Tristate area

Dr. Salibi is married and lives with his Family in the Northern Hills area of Pittsburgh.