Dura Resources for Neurosurgery Residents

Maziyar Kalani, M.D.

Maziyar was born in Iran, lived in Canada and raised in Southern California. He is the younger of two neurosurgery residents in his family. He attended UCLA for his undergraduate education as a biochemistry major and worked in the lab of Dr. William A. Goddard III at Caltech during that time. He completed medical school here at Stanford University and concentrated his studies in the molecular basis of medicine, working with Dr. Michael Clarke on tumorigenic stem cells. Maziyar began residency in 2010 and has a wide array of interests in neurosurgery spanning skull base, spine and functional neurosurgery.


2010-present Neurosurgery Residency, Stanford University
2006-2010 M.D., Stanford Medical School
2002-2006 B.S. Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests:

Program Completion: 2017


  Keck Medical Scholar
  Allan O and Virginia Marsh Scholarship
  American Heart Association Medical Student Research Program Fellow
  Stanford Medical Scholar
  Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship


Contact Info: Mazi Kalani [mkalani]

Footer Links: