Istvan Takacs, M.D.

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Title
  • Co-Director, Gamma Knife Center
Degree M.D.
School Lund University
Residency
  • University of Linkoping, Karolinska Hospital (Sweden)
Fellowship
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Arizona
Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
  • Cancer - Brain & Spine Tumors
Clinical Interests
  • Central and peripheral neuromodulation and neuroablation
  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Brain tumors
  • Brain stimulation
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8:30 a.m. 8/23/2019.

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Locations

Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
Hollings Cancer Center
86 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425
 

Biography

Istvan Takacs, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Functional and Stereotactic Surgery Program, and Director of the Gamma Knife Center at MUSC. He earned his M.D. from the University of Lund, Sweden, entered Neurosurgery residency training at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, followed by fellowships at the University of Toronto in Pediatric Neurosurgery and at the University of Arizona in Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery.

Dr. Takacs’ research focus has been on cortical and deep brain stimulation for psychiatric indications and movement disorders. He has also been involved in stem cell therapy research for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. His clinical focus is on surgical treatment of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and pain and stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial tumors, vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia and essential tremor.