Patrick James Codd

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Associate Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Associate Professor in Head & Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
  • Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Contact Information


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

Courses Taught

  • BME 899: Special Readings in Biomedical Engineering
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ME 392: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 491: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 492: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 591: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science
  • ME 592: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Sperber, Jacob, Tanner J. Zachem, Ravi Prakash, Edwin Owolo, Kent Yamamoto, Annee D. Nguyen, Harrison Hockenberry, et al. “A blinded study using laser induced endogenous fluorescence spectroscopy to differentiate ex vivo spine tumor, healthy muscle, and healthy bone.” Sci Rep 14, no. 1 (January 22, 2024): 1921.
  • Finlay, John B., Khalil Issa, Feras Ackall, Ali Zomorodi, Patrick Codd, David W. Jang, Bradley J. Goldstein, and Ralph Abi Hachem. “Safety and Feasibility of Steroid-Eluting Stent as a Bolster in Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Reconstruction.” Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 133, no. 1 (January 2024): 43–49.
  • Lazutkin, Anna, Ralph Abi Hachem, Patrick J. Codd, Ali R. Zomorodi, and David W. Jang. “Use of Tympanostomy T-Tube for Endoscopic Endonasal Marsupialization of Small Rathke's Cleft Cysts: A Case Series.” J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 84, no. 4 (August 2023): 401–4.
  • Ma, Guangshen, ravi Prakash, brian Mann, Weston Ross, and patrick Codd. “3D Laser-and-tissue Agnostic Data-driven Method for Robotic Laser Surgical Planning.” Https://Arxiv.Org/Abs/2305.01524, May 2, 2023.
  • Prakash, Ravi, Kent K. Yamamoto, Siobhan R. Oca, Weston Ross, and Patrick J. Codd. “Brain-Mimicking Phantom for Photoablation and Visualization.” Int Symp Med Robot 2023 (April 2023).