Lissa C. Baird, MD

Director of Neurosurgical Oncology


Member of the Faculty of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-355-2655
Appointment Phone: 617-355-2655
Fax: 617-730-0906


Treatment Centers
Clinical Interests
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the brain and spine, Congenital malformations, Hydrocephalus, Neuro-endoscopy, Pediatric brain tumors, Skull base tumors, Spinal cord tumors, Vascular anomalies


Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115


Board Certifications
Neurological Surgery, 2017
Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2017
Boston Children's Hospital, 2012
University of California, San Diego, 2011
Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2004
Dr. Baird is the Director of Neurosurgical Oncology in the Department of Neurosurgery at Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in the care of children with neurological disorders of the brain and spine with specific expertise in brain and spinal cord tumors, skull base neurosurgery, and surgical approaches using neuro-endoscopic and minimally invasive techniques. She was previously Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Director of Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology at Oregon Health & Science University/Doembecher Children's Hospital. Dr. Baird is actively involved in national scientific and leadership committees and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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