Ziyad Abdullah Makoshi, MBBS
Dr. Makoshi is the pediatric neurosurgery fellow at Nationwide Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He started out as a professional gymnast in Saudi Arabia where he completed medical school and then received a Master’s in clinical neuroscience at University College London. Dr. Makoshi had the opportunity to complete his neurosurgical training at the University of Ottawa under a diverse group of neurosurgeons, including Dr. Jeffrey Leonard. His interests include oncology and epilepsy. With the variability of cases he has had a chance to work on during his fellowship, Dr. Makoshi has also found an interested in spinal dysraphism. His current research involves selective dorsal rhizotomies for spasticity and laser interstitial therapy for corpus callosotomies.