Dr. Keith Black

Dr. Keith Black is the preeminent brain surgeon in the world. He has received the Trumpet Award honoring African-American achievement in the arts, sciences and politics. Dr. Black is credited with performing the first outpatient brain surgery and for opening the blood brain barrier so that chemotherapy can be delivered directly to brain tumors. His profile was included in Time magazine's "Heroes of Medicine", and he has appeared on every major television network to discuss his groundbreaking work, including his continuing research on the first brain cancer vaccine. Dr. Black is currently the director of the Neurosurgical Institute at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. His first book, Brain Surgeon, was published by Grand Central Publishing to critical and commercial success.