Noel Tulipan

VUMC mourns loss of Pediatric Neurosurgery pioneer Tulipan

Noel Tulipan, M.D., renowned neurosurgeon and trailblazer in fetal surgery repair for spina bifida, died Monday after a long illness. He was 64.

Tulipan’s career as ‘humble’ giant of Neurosurgery honored

Noel Tulipan, M.D., has left an indelible mark on many facets of life during his pioneering career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt — from his impact on the field of neurosurgery and fetal surgery repair; to the children and families he cared for; to the residents he trained; to the operating room team he scrubbed in alongside; to his many friends and colleagues.

Baby’s life-changing surgery, before birth

Teamwork drives Maternal Fetal Medicine program

When Steffanie and Jon Sawyer were told their unborn son had a spinal birth defect called spina bifida, they decided to travel from their home in the Chicago area to Vanderbilt for fetal surgery.

VUCast: Life-changing surgery before birth – through mom’s womb!

Walk to benefit hydrocephalus set for July 28

Nashville will have a first-ever walk for hydrocephalus Saturday, July 28, raising awareness and support for research.