Krystal Tomei, MD, MPH

Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Neurological Surgery

  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, CWRU School of Medicine

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Bio

Krystal Tomei, MD, MPH, is a pediatric neurosurgeon at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tomei is board eligible in neurosurgery. Her special interests include congenital spinal disorders and spina bifida, craniosynostosis, pediatric brain tumors, traumatic brain injury in children and Chiari malformations. She was named to the UH Cleveland Medical Center staff in 2014.

Dr. Tomei earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with honors from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in medicine from the University of Florida College of Medicine and a Master’s of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass. Dr. Tomei completed her residency in neurosurgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J., and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at The Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.

She has coauthored more than a dozen papers and editorials in medical journals and contributed to two textbook chapters.

Dr. Tomei’s professional memberships include the American Medical Association, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.

Honors and Recognition

New Jersey Medical School Golden Apple Specialty Resident Teaching Award, 2013
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

Education & Training

Undergraduate

2002, University of Florida

Medical / Professional School(s)

2006, University of Florida College of Medicine

Residency

2013, Neurological Surgery - University Hospital

Fellowship

2014, Pediatric Neurological Surgery - Phoenix Children's Hospital

Expertise

Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, Endoscopy, Spina Bifida, Syringomyelia, Hydrocephalus, Congenital Spinal Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury in Children, Concussions, Chiari Malformations, Tethered Spinal Cord, Pediatric Spine Tumors, Spasticity, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Craniosynostosis, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center
(216)844-5741
Department of Neurological Surgery
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Pediatric Specialties
(216)844-5741
8819 Commons Blvd
UH Twinsburg Health Center, Ste 202
Twinsburg, OH 44087
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UH Westlake Health Center
(216)844-5741
960 Clague Rd
Ste 2470
Westlake, OH 44145
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UH Twinsburg Health Center
(216)844-5741
8819 Commons Blvd
Ste 200
Twinsburg, OH 44087
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