InterSurgeon Champions are the individual points of contact for each surgical speciality represented on this site. Please find your Champion, read their profile and feel free to contact them with comments, suggestions or any other issue related to InterSurgeon.

William Harkness

William Harkness

Paediatric Neurosurgery

William is a retired Paediatric Neurosurgeon who worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London UK where he was Clinical Chair of the Neurosciences Department for over ten years and headed the epilepsy surgery programme. He is a past president of the International Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery and during his Presidential year he made Global Neurosurgery for Children an ISPN mission and has continued the impetus with the creation of InterSurgeon. We welcome all comments, ideas and suggestions in relation to InterSurgeon and it’s website so please feel free to contact William on any subject.

James Johnston

James Johnston

Paediatric Neurosurgery

James Johnston, Jr. MD is a pediatric neurosurgeon at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and director of the Global Surgery Program at Children’s of Alabama. He completed his medical school, neurosurgery residency and fellowship training at Washington University in Saint Louis. His clinical interests include neuro-oncology, neuroendoscopy, vascular neurosurgery and craniofacial reconstruction.

Gail Rosseau

Adult Neurosurgery

Gail is a skull base neurosurgeon who is an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; her clinical practice is with veterans. She is currently the World Federation of Neurosurgical Society-World Health Organization (WFNS-WHO) Liaison Committee Chairman, a member of the Executive Board of the Foundation for International Education in Neurosurgery and the International Initiatives Chairman of ThinkFirst Head and Spine Injury Prevention Association. She has been elected to senior leadership positions in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Societe de Neurochirurgie de Langue Francaise (SNCLF) and the WFNS. Her interests include pituitary and cranial base surgery, microvascular compression syndromes, stereotactic radiosurgery and Global Neurosurgery.