史蒂芬ñ。罗珀，MD, received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M in 1981, summa cum laude. He then attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch until 1985. He performed his internship and neurosurgical residency 在 UCLA School of 医学, where he also obtained special training in epilepsy surgery. He has received numerous honors, including National Merit Scholar, and Alpha Omega Alpha. He joined the faculty of the UF department of neurosurgery in 1992. He currently serves as the surgical director of the 大学 of 佛罗里达 Comprehensive 癫痫 Program and has performed over 1,000 surgeries for the treatment of epilepsy. He is also the surgical director 的 the 葡京博彩 Neuroendocrine Program and frequently performs surgeries for pituitary tumors using minimally invasive approaches.