Dr. Tarum Arora is director of Community Extension Neurosurgery at UCSF Medical Center, overseeing extension practices at four Bay Area community hospitals. He treats patients in UCSF's Greenbrae clinic and is director of neurosurgery at Marin General Hospital in Marin. He specializes in instrumented and minimally invasive techniques for degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders, brain and spine tumors, intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke, head and spine trauma, and other neurovascular disorders.
In his research, he addresses techniques to repair skull base cerebrospinal fluid leakage after brain surgery and is involved in developing rehabilitation protocols for posture- and balance-associated disorders, spinal disorders and brain injuries. Arora earned a medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tex., and completed a residency in neurosurgery at UCLA Medical Center. He is a clinical instructor of neurological surgery at UCSF.
Baylor School of Medicine 2002
UCLA Medical Center, Neurological Surgery 2008