Warren Wilson Boling Jr., MD, has been appointed chair, department of neurosurgery.
Boling earned his MD from Texas Tech University Health Science Center, School of Medicine, in 1991. After medical school, he completed a surgical internship and neurological residency at University of Kentucky Medical Center. He then went on to McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute, where he was a research fellow in epilepsy and functional neurosurgery. In 2000 he also completed a clinical and research fellowship in the department of neurosurgery at University of Melbourne and Repatriation Medical Centre.
After his training, Boling has served in a number of key clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. He comes to Loma Linda University School of Medicine from University of Louisville, where he has served as interim chair since 2013 and professor and associate program director in the department of neurosurgery. In addition, Boling has received a number of distinguished honors and awards, including “Top Brain Surgeon” in Louisville Magazine, and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters.
Boling is service director for the International Consortium for the treatment of Epilepsy in Underserved Settings, as well as director of CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.