2024 Private Sponsors

We would like to gratefully acknowledge all those who have supported the Dr. Walter Grand Neurosurgical Forum, Inc. non-profit organization in the past year. 

Jaime Calzada, MD
Andrew Fabiano, MD
W. David Freeman MD
Todd Fuger
Laura Grand MD
Bonnie and Nick Hopkins, MD
Nathan Ranalli, MD
Steve Padar, MD
Justin Thomas, MD
Dr. Justin Thomas
Junichi Yammamoto, MD

2024 Corporate Sponsors

We would also like to thank the following companies who support the Dr. Walter Grand Neurosurgical Forum as an exhibitor.


Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
Medronic strives to contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.


Cerapedics is a global leader in commercial-stage ortho-biologics and aspires to transform the standard of care for bone repair, healing bones faster and at higher rates, without compromising safety, so that patients can live their healthiest lives. Bone grafts, including Cerapedics’ products, are used in over four million annual spine, orthopedics, trauma and interventional procedures world-wide.


Penumbra offers differentiated solutions for neurovascular access, stroke revascularization, neuro embolization, and neurosurgical evacuation.


CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is a global leader in neurovascular care committed to changing the trajectory of stroke and dedicated to helping physicians protect people from a lifetime of hardship by offering a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

Boston Scientific’collaborates with healthcare professionals to develop a broad portfolio of meaningful innovations that improve outcomes, reduce costs, increase efficiencies and most importantly help more people in more places around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Imperative Care brings together dedicated businesses — each focused on addressing a specific gap in the care continuum — under one collective vision, to be better positioned to expand and improve patient care.

Integra LifeSciences (Integra) was founded to expand access to promising technology that enables the body to regenerate damaged or diseased tissue and has revolutionized the field of regenerative medicine becoming a leading global provider of neurosurgical solutions, regenerative technologies, and surgical instrumentation.

Orthofix offers innovative and minimally invasive extremity solutions to help surgeons improve their patient’s quality of life. Designed to address the lifelong bone and joint health needs of patients of all ages, our orthopedics products help patients achieve a more active and mobile lifestyle when compared to other surgical solutions. Our well-rounded product lines offer comprehensive solutions for pediatrics, limb reconstruction, trauma/fracture management, and foot and ankle specialties.

Premia Spine is a medical technology company aiming to change the way debilitating chronic leg and back pain is treated and the maker of Total Posterior Spine System (TOPS System) for spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis from L2 to L5.

Without the continued support of our sponsors, we could not continue this annual tradition.

2024 Partners

The Walter Grand Neurosurgery Forum is greatful to our partner AHN for offering CME credit to this years attendees.

Accreditation and Designation Information:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and the Dr. Walter Grand Neurosurgical Forum. Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.