Douglas A. HardestyMD
Dr. Douglas Hardesty is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Ohio State University, in Columbus, OH, USA. He is a board-eligible practicing neurosurgeon with clinical specialization in benign and malignant brain tumors.
Dr. Hardesty graduated from Earlham College with a B.A. in Chemistry in 2007 and subsequently obtained his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2011. He trained at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ, for neurosurgical residency. In 2016-2017 he completed a subspecialty fellowship at Ohio State University in minimally invasive and endoscopic endonasal surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Daniel Prevedello.
He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies. His academic interests include open skull base surgery, endoscopic / minimal-access skull base techniques, and resident education. Research interests include the molecular biology of skull base tumors and patient quality-of-life outcomes after cranial neurosurgery. Dr. Hardesty is an elected member of the AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee, and he is active in the AANS, CNS, and NASBS organizations. He is co-director of the clinical neurosurgical skull base fellowship at The Ohio State University.