Nelson Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS
, was presented with the prestigious Gentle Giant Award from the Pituitary Network Association (PNA). The PNA’s Gentle Giant Award honors those that present an outstanding contribution and dedication to pituitary patient care and education. Through great strides in pituitary knowledge, diagnosis and treatment, Dr. Oyesiku’s remarkable research and dedication to optimum quality of life for his pituitary patients is quite commendable, exceeding 2,000 successful surgeries. Dr. Oyesiku, who joined the Emory faculty in 1993, is currently Professor of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), as well as Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program and Co-Director of the Emory Pituitary Center
. He occupies the Al Lerner Chair in Neurosurgery and is Vice-Chairman of the Department.