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
  • ME 592: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Tan, CL; Pang, YH; Lim, KHC; Sein, L; Codd, PJ; McLendon, RE, Two Extraordinary Sellar Neuronal Tumors: Literature Review and Comparison of Clinicopathologic Features., American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol 151 no. 3 (2019), pp. 241-254 [10.1093/ajcp/aqy155] [abs].
  • 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, vol 50 no. 10 (2018), pp. 1017-1024 [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, M; Ross, W; Cornwell, N; Mantena, S; Codd, P; Wallace, C; Vo-Dinh, T; Odion, R, Creation of an optically tunable, solid tissue phantom for use in cancer detection, Clinical and Translational Neurophotonics 2018 (2018) [10.1117/12.2290499] [abs].