Department of Neurological Surgery

2nd Year Residents (Junior)

Stephen Bowden
Dr. Bowden

Stephen Bowden, M.D.

Stephen Bowden, M.D., is a former classical pianist, having received a Bachelor's of Music from the Manhattan School of Music before pursuing a career in medicine. He stayed in New York City for medical school, attending Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he fell in love with neurosurgery. While there, he published work on the use of fluorescein in low grade gliomas in Neurosurgery and won the Spotnitz Award for his fMRI work on vascular dysregulation in gliomas.

When not in the hospital or sitting at a piano, he enjoys hiking, photography, golf, soccer, and tennis.

Miner Ross
Dr. Ross

Miner Ross, M.D., M.P.H.

Miner Ross, M.D., M.P.H., earned his medical degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, where he graduated as the recipient of the 2017 Westchester Neuroscience Research Foundation Award for his contributions to original research as a medical student. Before medical school, he studied biochemistry and kinesiology at Occidental College in Los Angeles and obtained a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Southern California.

Raised in Oregon, his interests include swimming, hiking, camping, and reading.

D Siler
Dr. Siler

Dominic Siler, M.D., Ph.D. 

Dominic Siler, M.D., Ph.D., earned his medical and postdoctoral degrees at Oregon Health & Science University. While earning his Ph.D. he worked to understand microvascular dysfunction in subarachnoid hemorrhage and was supported by an NIH National Research Science Award and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. More recently, Dominic co-developed a new surgical training simulator that is now incorporated into the Society of Neurological Surgeons’ educational curriculum for every neurosurgical resident nationwide. He is interested in developing new therapies for patients and new educational tools to better prepare surgical residents for the operating room.

When not in the hospital or the laboratory, Dominic enjoys spending time with his wife and stirring up trouble with his two kids.