||Cargill H. Alleyne Jr., MD
||University Neuroscience Augusta Back, 840 Stevens Creek Rd., Augusta, GA 30907
||United States of America
CARGILL H. ALLEYNE, JR. was born in 1965 in Georgetown, Guyana (South America) to the late Cargill H. Alleyne, Sr., an economist and Linnette S. Alleyne, a teacher. He established a national record in high school by obtaining 9 distinctions in the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and CXC examinations. He was also elected deputy head prefect and was active in high school track and field activities. After immigrating to the U.S. in 1983 he attended George Washington University where he was elected to several honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa. He majored in Chemistry and Mathematics and graduated with a B.S. with distinction after 3 years. He graduated cum laude from Yale School of Medicine in 1991 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor medical society.
Dr. Alleyne completed his general surgery internship and neurosurgery residency at Emory University Affiliated hospitals in Atlanta, GA. From 1998-1999 he pursued fellowship training in cerebrovascular and skull base tumors with Dr. Robert Spetzler at the Barrow Neurological Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. In 1999 he took an appointment as Assistant Professor and Chief of the Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. He received the AANS/CNS fellowship in Neuroendovascular surgery from 1999 to 2000 and continued his endovascular training at the University of Rochester. This was supplemented with a rotation with Dr. L. N. Hopkins at the University of Buffalo.
He was the Associate Program Director for the Neurosurgery training program from December 2000 to 2003 and achieved Board certification in November 2002.In January 2004 he took an appointment as Associate Professor and Academic Vice-Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia with joint appointments in Radiology and Neurology. He was also appointed Residency Program Director at that time. In September 2007 he was promoted to the Marshall Allen Distinguished Chairman of the department and in July 2009 promoted to full Professor. He also served as Chief of the Neurovascular Service, co-director of the NeuroIntensive care unit, and director of the publications office. He held the position of Chairman and Neurosurgery Residency Program Director until March 2018. In November 2019 he joined University Neuroscience Augusta Back, in Augusta, Georgia.His honors include Castle Connolly's Top Doctors and America's Best Doctors, America's Top Surgeons, American Board of Neurological Surgeons examiner, Exemplary Teaching Award (Medical College of Georgia, 2016-17 academic year), Consultant of the year (from the MCG Department of Otolaryngology in 2017), Global directory of Who's Who, and Royal Dragonfly children's book awards (second place for Bart's Heart in Fall 2015 and Honorable mention in Fall 2012 for Ned's Head) among others. His research interests have focused on cerebrovascular disease (including surgical and endovascular techniques), ischemia, stroke, and instrument development, and he has several patents. As of September 2019 Dr. Alleyne's bibliography included over 217 scholarly contributions (including manuscripts, abstracts, posters, chapters and books) and 211 presentations (including invited lectures and visiting professorships). His professional affiliations include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Neurosurgical Society of America, and Society of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Academy of Neurological Surgery. In addition, he has served on numerous committees and has served as President of the Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Chairman of the Neurology/Neurosurgery section of the National Medical Association, and Chairman of the Nominating Advisory Committee of the Society of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Alleyne is married to Dr. Audrey Alleyne, an anesthesiologist, and they have two children.