Tim Cahil

Richard A. Roski

Chief of Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
BSAE 1971






"My undergraduate years at Purdue exposed me to the brilliant minds in Aeronautical Engineering that have always inspired me to learn and my later involvement with the school introduced me to the inspiring heroes from our lunar landings and America’s space program."

Dr. Richard A. Roski, MD, MSM, FAANS, FACS, is a practicing Neurological Surgeon and the former chief of Neurological Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He received his BS degree in Engineering Sciences from Purdue University in 1971 from the school of Aeronautical and Engineering Sciences. He received his MD degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1976 and he continued on at the University Hospitals of Cleveland for his surgical internship and Neurosurgical residency training. He subsequently received his MSM from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University in 1990.

Dr. Roski started his professional career as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He subsequently moved into the private practice arena working in North Carolina and then starting a Neurosurgical practice in Davenport, Iowa before finally moving to Florida to rebuild the Neurosurgery program at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He has served in a variety of national Neurosurgery positions including serving as a guest examiner for the American Board of Neurological Surgery, a former Director on the board of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a former President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has authored over 34 book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles. He is on the faculty of Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University