Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, MBA, FAANS, FACS, FAHA
Vice Chair and Program Director, Neurological Surgery
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Doctor of Medicine, 2002)
New England Medical Center – Tufts (Internship, 2004)
New England Medical Center – Tufts (Fellowship, 2007)
New England Medical Center – Tufts (Residency, 2010)
Areas of interest: Cerebrovascular and endovascular, neurocritical care
Dr. Schirmer is a professor and vice chair in the department and serves as the program director of the Geisinger Neurosurgery Residency. He is board-certified in neurological surgery and is fellowship-trained in interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery. He holds subspecialty certificates for neuroendovascular surgery and neurocritical care. Dr. Schirmer serves as the director of the Geisinger Comprehensive Stroke Centers and as system director of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. His clinical interests include care and management of patients with acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke; intracranial aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations; carotid, vertebral and intracranial atherosclerosis and stenosis; and spinal vascular malformations. He specializes in endovascular flow diversion techniques, skull base surgeries and minimally invasive craniotomy techniques. His research is focused on AI-based programs for stroke prevention and care delivery reengineering in addition to clinical trials.