A Neurosurgical Center Driven by Innovation


California Neurosurgical Institute has embarked on a long-term commitment to fund research through a Research Foundation focusing on the neurosciences and leveraging the unique resources and skills in the neurosciences in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities.


SpineTrack Outcomes Registry

Originally funded through Research Grants in 2016, patient outcomes registry and tracking began in reality in 2018. Led by PhD Neurosurgeon, Grace Mooney, conference presentation and publication is in development to discuss the findings of CNI’s work in Outcomes Research.


CNI has surgeons committed to the training and education of neurosurgeons around the world. Over the past decade, numerous medical students have been sponsored to join CNI as Fellows. The Fellows come from a wide range of countries. Please see the listing by year, name and country.


Jan. 2019 Gabriel Souse – Brazil
Jan.-Feb. 2019 Ilhan Cansu Karabas- Turkey
June 2019 Tariq Jamal Hattab- Palestine


April 2018 Llexc Soriano – Philippines
April 2018 Klevin Rogerz Reyes - Philippines
April 2018 Raphael Simplicano - Philippines
April 2018 Hantz Filber C. Siy – Philippines


Jan. 2017 Marcos Andreoli – Brazil
May 2017 Erica Antunes Effgen – Brazil


March 2016 Asmaa Idris Madmoud Mahammed Ali – Saudi Arabia
July 2016 Deyvson Diego DeLima Reis – Brazil
July 2016 Melissa Aste Pereirc Mendes – Brazil
Sept. 2016 Gennaro Gonzalez – Mexico



The surgeons of CNI have strong academic background and research interests across multiple specialties of Neurosurgery. Current developments and innovations include neuromonitoring, neuromodulation, and neuro-electrodes. Future updates will describe these innovations in more detail.