Patrick James Codd

Patrick James Codd

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 303 Research Drive, Box 3050, 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.

Courses Taught

  • ME 491: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Ross, WA; Hill, WM; Hoang, KB; Laarakker, AS; Mann, BP; Codd, PJ, Automating neurosurgical tumor resection surgery: Volumetric laser ablation of cadaveric porcine brain with integrated surface mapping., Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (2018) [10.1002/lsm.23000] [abs].
  • Mehta, V; Harward, SC; Sankey, EW; Nayar, G; Codd, PJ, Evidence based diagnosis and management of chronic subdural hematoma: A review of the literature., Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, vol 50 (2018), pp. 7-15 [10.1016/j.jocn.2018.01.050] [abs].
  • Cobb, MI-PH; Crowson, M; Mintz-Cole, R; Husain, AM; Berger, M; Jang, D; Codd, P, Transnasal Transsphenoidal Elevation of Optic Chiasm in Secondary Empty Sella Syndrome Following Prolactinoma Treatment., World Neurosurgery, vol 112 (2018), pp. 250-253 [10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.202] [abs].
  • Tucker, MB; Wallace, C; Mantena, S; Cornwell, N; Ross, W; Odion, R; Vo-Dinh, T; Codd, P, Creation of an optically tunable, solid tissue phantom for use in cancer detection, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging Proceedings of Spie, vol 10480 (2018) [10.1117/12.2290499] [abs].
  • Ross, W; Cornwell, N; Tucker, M; Mann, B; Codd, P, Optimized path planning for soft tissue resection via laser vaporization, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging Proceedings of Spie, vol 10480 (2018) [10.1117/12.2290567] [abs].