Edward F. Aulisi

Edward F. Aulisi
110 Irving St NW G020
Washington, District of Columbia 20010-3017
6858 Old Dominion Dr #202
McLean, Virginia 22101-3832

Special Interests

Special interest in neurocritical care, brain and tumor surgery, neuroendocrinology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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As the Chairman of Neurosurgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the largest and most advanced hospital in Washington, DC, Dr. Aulisi has been a leader in cranial and spinal surgery for over two decades. A Washingtonian Top Doctor for 29 years, Dr. Aulisi serves as the Surgical Director of the MedStar Neuroscience Center, the MedStar Pituitary Center, the MedStar Northern Virginia Spine Center, and the Center for Image Guided Neurosurgery.

Dr. Aulisi was the first to perform CIRQ Robotic spine surgery in North America, and first to perform an intraoperative CT image-guided surgical procedure in Washington, DC, where the Center serves as a national site for Robotic Neurosurgical procedures. This initiative at MedStar includes intraoperative CT imaging, Brainlab computer-assisted surgery, and Robotic surgery AT THE SAME TIME, which offers the most advanced and accurate surgical access with minimally invasive spine and brain approaches. The program’s approach when treating neurosurgical patients is built around the concept of “Authentic Excellence,” offering patients individualized one-on- one interactions with the surgeon, while developing and performing the most complex and intricate procedures utilizing 21st century computer-assisted techniques. This approach assures personalized care in an environment where excellence is the primary goal. The world class MedStar Neuroscience Center provides a centralized location for evaluating and treating patients with all types of neurological illnesses, in a state-of-the-art facility.


Dr. Aulisi is a world-renowned expert in computer-assisted cranial and spinal microsurgery, Pituitary Surgery, and Robotic Neurosurgery. He has spent his entire career practicing in the Greater Metropolitan DC Region.


Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery MedStar Washington Hospital Center; Professor of Neurosurgery, MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center; Surgical Director, MedStar Neuroscience Center; Surgical Director, MedStar Northern Virginia Spine Center; Surgical Director, MedStar Pituitary Center