Speaker: Dr. Aneela Darbar
About the talk: Dr. Aneela presented her journey and challenges towards becoming a neurosurgeon and presented a few stories of her patients that have changed her perspective in life. She also indulged in neurosurgery and discussed a few cases of trauma to create awareness.
About the Speaker: Dr. Aneela Darbar is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurosurgery and was a former faculty at Saint Louis University, Missouri. She is Pakistan's only US-trained female neurosurgeon. Her principal interest is to find novel ways to use the endoscope for brain tumor resection. She has received a teaching and humanitarian award at SUNY-Syracuse and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award by Dow Graduate Association of North America. She also pioneered the Women in Neurosurgery (WINS) chapter in Pakistan and is a committee member for Foundation for International Education for Neurological Surgery (FIENS).