Patrick James Codd

Patrick James Codd

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 200 Trent Drive, Room 4521, Box 3807, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-2610
  • Email Address:


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, 2014
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, 2009
  • M.D. Harvard Medical School, 2008

Research Interests

Minimally invasive neurosurgical device development and neurosurgical robotics.

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Butler, WE; Agarwalla, PK; Codd, P, CSF in the ventricles of the brain behaves as a relay medium for arteriovenous pulse wave phase coupling, PloS one, vol 12 no. 11 (2017) [10.1371/journal.pone.0181025] [abs].
  • Agarwalla, PK; Koch, MJ; Mordes, DA; Codd, PJ; Coumans, J-V, Pigmented Lesions of the Nervous System and the Neural Crest: Lessons From Embryology., Neurosurgery, vol 78 no. 1 (2016), pp. 142-155 [10.1227/neu.0000000000001010] [abs].
  • Friedman, GN; Grannan, BL; Nahed, BV; Codd, PJ, Initial Experience with High-Definition Camera-On-a-Chip Flexible Endoscopy for Intraventricular Neurosurgery., World Neurosurgery, vol 84 no. 6 (2015), pp. 2053-2058 [10.1016/j.wneu.2015.07.056] [abs].
  • Johnson, MR; Codd, PJ; Hill, WM; Boettcher, T, Ablation of porcine ligamentum flavum with Ho:YAG, q-switched Ho:YAG, and quadrupled Nd:YAG lasers., Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, vol 47 no. 10 (2015), pp. 839-851 [10.1002/lsm.22424] [abs].
  • Alvarez-Breckenridge, CA; Attiah, MA; Zachariah, M; Gummadavelli, A; Yang, J; Codd, PJ, Ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement for POEMS syndrome., Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, vol 22 no. 10 (2015), pp. 1672-1674 [10.1016/j.jocn.2015.03.042] [abs].