John R. Adler, MD

John R. Adler, MD

Stereotactic neurosurgeon

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Ground Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Vascular Malformations Clinic

Cranial Base Center

Professional Education

  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Neurological Surgery Residency (1987) MA
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's and Mass General Hospital Neurology Residency (1984) MA
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Neurological Surgery Residency (1983) MA
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (1981) MA
  • Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (1990)
  • Fellowship: Karolinska Institute (1986) Sweden
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1980) MA
  • MD, Harvard University, Medicine (1980)
  • AB, Harvard College (1976)

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement in Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Association (2007)
  • The Cushing Award for Excellence and Innovation in Neurosurgery, The American Association for Neurological Surgery (2018)
  • The Inaugural Ideals of Entrepreneurship Award, Emerging Entrepreneurs in Biomedical Technology, Biodesign Group, Stanford University (2005)
  • The Thomas Fogarty Lecture, The Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign and The Fogarty Institute for Innovation (2018)

Administrative Appointments

  • CEO, Accuray, Inc. (1999 - 2002)
  • CEO, Zap Surgical Systems (2015 - 2017)
  • CEO & Chairman, Cureus, Inc (2010 - 2017)
  • Chairman, Accuray, Inc. (1999 - 2004)
  • Chief of Clinical Innovation, Varian Medical Systems, Inc (2009 - 2015)
  • Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, Accuray, Inc. (1991 - 2009)
  • President, Cyberknife Society (2003 - 2008)
  • Vice President, Western Neurosurgical Society (2005 - 2006)

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