BrainLine Military

A Service of

Turn off text only

Page Utilities


Anand Veeravagu, MD

Stanford University

Anand Veeravagu, MD
Anand Veeravagu, MD

Anand Veeravagu, MD is a former White House fellow and special assistant to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Dr. Veeravagu is a neurosurgeon in training at Stanford University School of Medicine. He previously served as chief neurosurgery resident at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital caring for soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. 

Dr. Veeravagu is focused on advancing minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical techniques for diseases of the central nervous system. In 2006, he developed a novel radiotherapeutic to treat Glioblastoma Multiforme, a malignant brain tumor. 

Dr. Veeravagu's current research employs national databases to evaluate trends in health resource utilization to provide guidelines for policy reform. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and has written for The Huffington Post. 

In 2011, Dr. Veeravagu staffed the CURE Neurosurgical Hospital in Uganda and organized medical relief missions for the Tsunami of 2004. He has received more than 30 awards for his leadership, research, and promotion of healthcare access to underserved populations. In 2012, Dr. Veeravagu received the Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award for his commitment to mentorship. Anand has been accepted to the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA program, received his MD from Stanford University and graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering and minor in Multicultural and Regional Studies.

Anand Veeravagu’s Content on BrainLine Military

The contents of Brainline Military (the “Web Site”), such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from the Web Site’s licensors and/or consultants, and other material contained on the Web Site (collectively, the “Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for medical, legal, or other professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Specifically, with regards to medical issues, always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Web Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. The Web Site does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Web Site. Reliance on any information provided by the Web Site or by employees, volunteers or contractors or others associated with the Web Site and/or other visitors to the Web Site is solely at your own risk.


BrainLine Footer