Dr. Paul Edward Kaloostian M.D.

Dr. Paul Edward Kaloostian M.D.
Assistant Professor, Hopkins University, USA.


Paul is a first generation Armenian-American growing up in a family of physicians. He attended Armenian elementary school from Pre-K to 8th grade. Paul learned to speak, read, and write Armenian during this time. He then attended Providence High School, a national blue ribbon school, where he became interested in the media and communications program, giving him an opportunity to film and edit videos. Paul then matriculated into the extremely competitive University of California BS/BA/MD accelerated program out of high school. This accelerated 7-year program is the only one of its kind in California and one of a handful across the United States. After finishing medical School at the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Paul attended the University of New Mexico Medical Center for Neurosurgery training under the guidance of Dr Howard Yonas. Paul completed a prestigious complex spine and soinal oncology fellowship under the mentorship of renowned Dr Ziya Gokaslan at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Paul?s interests are the entire breadth of open and minimally invasive Spinal Surgery, as well as Cranial and Spinal Oncology. He has been very involved locally and nationally in medical care health policy, with publications and oral presentations at national conferences. He has been nominated as the only resident nationwide to serve on the National Surgical Caucus Executive Committee from 2012-2013. He has served as a reviewer for over 7 peer reviewed scientific journals in neurosurgery and has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He is an avid musician, having played the piano and clarinet for over 15 years. He also is an avid writer, having authored numerous textbooks and poetry books, that can be found online at various different sites.

Research Interest

General Neurosurgery with focus on Complex Spine and Spinal Oncology