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Mandy Binning

Mandy Binning, MD, FAANS

Associate Professor; Stroke Director

Department: Neurosurgery

Specialties: Neurosurgery


  • MD - University of Colorado School of Medicine

Mandy Binning, MD, FAANS, is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. She specializes in both traditional open and minimally invasive, endovascular/cerebrovascular neurosurgery, making her one of a select number of neurosurgeons in the country trained in both types of vascular neurosurgery.

She completed fellowships in endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery with the University of Buffalo's Department of Neurosurgery, one of the country's leading training programs, as well as Capital Health System's Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center.

Dr. Binning has been recognized by both patients and peers, having been honored in multiple publications as a Top Doctor, including SJ Magazine, and as part of South Jersey Magazine’s Top Docs, as voted by readers.

Clinical Services

Stroke, Minimally invasive surgery


  • Neurosurgery - University of Utah Medical Center


  • Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery - University of Buffalo
  • Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery - Capital Health System Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

Dr. Binning is an associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. She has presented at numerous conferences, including the Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, where she spoke on the use of flow diversion in treating large and giant aneurysms and symptomatic intracranial arterial dissection in adolescents, and the use of stenting in these patients. She has also presented at national meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the annual Cerebrovascular Complications Conference, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Binning is also an instructor for the AANS residents’ course.

Research Overview

Widely published, Dr. Binning’s research has appeared in multiple journals, including Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics and Cancer Research. She has also been published in Endovascular Today, World Neurosurgery, and Acta Neurochirurgica, the official journal of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies.

As part of Capital Health System’s research program, Dr. Binning is an investigator on numerous clinical trials focusing on the treatment of strokes and aneurysms. This included TREVO 2, a study comparing Trevo™, an investigational device developed for clot removal in stroke patients, with the Merci Retriever™, a device previously approved by the FDA. DNI’s neurosurgeons were the first in the country to utilize the device on patients, both experimentally in trials as well as following FDA approval.

Research Interests

Stroke, aneurysm, avm, cerebrovascular disease diagnosis, treatment, systems of care and recovery

In the Media

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.