Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Pulak Ray, who serves patients throughout the State of Delaware.
Dr. Ray is a board-certified neurosurgeon with Delaware Neurosurgical Group, PA, serving patients in the Newark, Dover, Rehoboth, and Wilmington areas. He specializes in the areas of neuro-oncology, neurotrauma, minimally invasive spinal surgery, and cerebrovascular neurosurgery.
Delaware Neurosurgical Group specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system including congenital anomalies, trauma, tumors, vascular disorders, infections of the brain or spine, stroke, or degenerative diseases of the spine. They are committed to excellence in patient care for all neurosurgical needs. Their patients experience exceptional physician expertise, comprehensive services and a strong commitment to making a significant difference in their day-to-day lives.
Born and raised in Maryland, Dr. Ray attended University of Maryland at College Park for his Bachelor of Science degree. He then matriculated to the University of Maryland at Baltimore for his medical degree. After a research fellowship where he studied neuronal plasticity at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, he proceeded to Temple University Hospital for his residency in neurosurgery.
As a testament to his success, the doctor is board-certified in neurosurgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, whose broad aim is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the science of neurological surgery and thereby serve the cause of public health.
Remaining up to date in his field, Dr. Ray is an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
In his professional experience, he serves as Adjunct Faculty at Wistar Cancer Institute in Philadelphia. In this role, he directs the HGCC brain tumor bank and assists in steering translational research in brain tumors as well as cancer metastases. In addition, he acts as the neurosurgical liaison to the ChristianaCare trauma program.
A keen researcher, Dr. Ray is actively involved in collaborative research programs as well as clinical trials at Helen Graham Cancer Center (HGCC), ChristianaCare Health System and University of Delaware, and publishes in peer-reviewed journals in relation to cancer research.
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, certain types of birth defects, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.
Among his various accolades, Dr. Ray has been the recipient of the On-Time Doctor Award in 2016.
On a more personal note, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and exercising.
Learn More about Dr. Pulak Ray:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1439118-Pulak-Ray-Neurosurgeon or through Delaware Neurosurgical Group, PA, https://www.delawareneurosurgicalgroup.com/ray/
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