Meena Thatikunta, M.D.

Neurosurgery Resident

Department of Neurosurgery


220 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 1500

Meena Thatikunta, M.D. is a PGY 6 neurosurgery resident. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha society in her junior year of medical school. She received the American Medical Association Award for Excellence in Leadership, United States Public Health Service Award, served on the American Medical Association Council on Legislation, and received the Surgical Excellence Award in recognition of her performance in the Department of Surgery. Since joining the neurosurgery department at the University of Louisville, Dr. Thatikunta has presented her research at various national and international conferences. Her research is grant funded through the Norton Foundation. Clinically, Dr. Thatikunta is interested in pursuing pediatric neurosurgery. Outside the hospital, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, and enjoying the arts.

Dr. Thatikunta's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.