Sherman C. Stein, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
Sherman Stein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1942. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1963 and received his M.D. degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1967. After serving as a Clinical Associate in Surgical Neurology at the National Institutes of Health, he returned to the University of Pennsylvania for his Neurosurgical residency. Dr. Stein has practiced at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Currently retired from clinical practice, Dr. Stein is involved in Neurosurgical research and resident teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, where he serves as Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery. Author of more than 140 professional articles and book chapters, his present research interests include normal pressure hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, complications of subarachnoid hemorrhage and applications of decision analysis for Neurosurgery.
Dr. Stein is currently teaching an undergraduate course entitled "Clinical Research in Neuroscience" (BBB 409) and mentoring undergraduate students in clinical research in a variety of neurological research projects. These projects involve abstracting and analyzing patient data from the literature and databases, and applying the results to address various clinical questions.