Steven Kalkanis MD

Steven N Kalkanis, MD

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Specialties: Neurological Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery


  • Harvard Medical School, MA, 1997

Residencies & Internships

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurological Surgery, MA, 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery I, MA, 1998

About Me


As a member of the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center team, I specialize in the treatment of all brain tumors including clinical trials; intracranial neurosurgery, spinal cord tumors, adult cervical and lumbar spine disease, general neurosurgery, stereotactic neurosurgery.

Research Interests

  • Brain Cancer Research
  • Clinical trials and outcome studies for brain tumor patients
  • Targeted cell-based therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas
  • Viral gene therapy and stem cell delivery for novel brain cancer therapies
  • Survival-associated genetic studies for the development of personalized medicine protocols for brain tumor patients

Awards and Honors

  • National Executive Committee member of both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Joint Tumor Section Chair
  • National Tumor Section Guidelines Committee
  • Lead Author of the national guidelines for the treatment of brain metastases
  • President, Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Editor, Neurosurgery journal
  • Voted one of Michigan's Top Docs by Hour Magazine, 2008-2012
  • Selected as the national first-place research award recipient by both the American College of Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons






Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital