Andrew Venteicher

Andrew S. Venteicher, MD, PhD


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Brain metastasis
  • Bypass
  • Cerebrovascular disease: aneurysms, vascular insufficiency, hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia, facial pain syndromes
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Craniofacial services
  • Glioma
  • Meningioma
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Minimally invasive approaches to the skull base
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Sinonasal tumors
  • Skull base approaches
  • Vestibular schwannoma

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA


  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (Cranial base and cerebrovascular neurosurgery)

Other Education

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (PhD in Biophysics)

Recognition and Leadership


  • Emerging Leaders in Brain Cancer Research, Brain Tumor Strategy Workshop (2018)
  • Preuss Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Excellence in Adult Basic Research, Society of Neuro-Oncology
  • iCareer Award, Burroughs Wellcome Foundation


  • Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery
  • Fellow, Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation

Academic Information

Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery