Dr. Murat Gunel MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Murat Gunel is a neurosurgeon in New Haven, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including The William W. Backus Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 10 doctors at The William W. Backus Hospital and one of 17 at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

The William W. Backus Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1992 - 1998

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Ccm3, a gene associated with cerebral cavernous malformations, is required for neuronal migration.
Louvi, A.,Nishimura, S.,G√ľnel, M.

Mutations in CSPP1 Lead to Classical Joubert Syndrome.
Akizu, N.,Silhavy, J. L.,Rosti, R. O.,Scott, E.,Fenstermaker, A. G.,Schroth, J.,Zaki, M. S.,Sanchez, H.,Gupta, N.,Kabra, M.,Kara, M.,Ben-Omran, T.,Rosti, B.,Guemez-Gamboa, A.,Spencer, E.,Pan, R.,Cai, N.,Abdellateef, M.,Gabriel, S.,Halbritter, J.,Hildebrandt, F.,van Bokhoven, H.,Gunel, M.,Gleeson, J. G.

Exome sequencing links corticospinal motor neuron disease to common neurodegenerative disorders.
Novarino, G.,Fenstermaker, A. G.,Zaki, M. S.,Hofree, M.,Silhavy, J. L.,Heiberg, A. D.,Abdellateef, M.,Rosti, B.,Scott, E.,Mansour, L.,Masri, A.,Kayserili, H.,Al-Aama, J. Y.,Abdel-Salam, G. M.,Karminejad, A.,Kara, M.,Kara, B.,Bozorgmehri, B.,Ben-Omran, T.,Mojahedi, F.,Mahmoud, I. G.,Bouslam, N.,Bouhouche, A.,Benomar, A.,Hanein, S.,Raymond, L.,Forlani, S.,Mascaro, M.,Selim, L.,Shehata, N.,Al-Allawi, N.,Bindu, P. S.,Azam, M.,Gunel, M.,Caglayan, A.,Bilguvar, K.,Tolun, A.,Issa, M. Y.,Schroth, J.,Spen

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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