Dr. Wind has called the Washington, D.C. area home since high school. He attended William and Mary where he obtained a bachelors of science in chemistry with highest honors in departmental research. He then attended Loyola University Chicago – Stritch School of Medicine and received his medical degree cum laude and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed an internship in general surgery and then 6 additional years in neurosurgery residency training at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. During his residency he spent 18 months completing a clinical and research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the Surgical Neurology Branch, studying neuro-oncology and pituitary surgery.
Dr. Wind is currently a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Washington Academy of Neurological Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. He is licensed to practice medicine in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Dr. Wind has co-authored several book chapters, and has written over 20 peer-reviewed publications across a breadth of topics in neurosurgery in journals such as: The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Neurosurgery, The Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, The Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, The Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, The European Spine Journal, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, among others. To see Dr. Wind’s complete list of publications, click here. He has presented research findings and won research awards at local, regional and national meetings. Dr. Wind has ongoing research interests and participates in clinical trials in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.
At Washington Neurosurgical Associates, Dr. Wind has a general neurosurgery practice with a special emphasis on minimally invasive treatment options. In addition, he currently serves as an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Wind has won numerous clinical awards, including being elected to the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Society, completion of the Honors Program in Bioethics and Professionalism at Loyola University Chicago, and selection by his peers as a Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor in Neurosurgery in 2015.