2011 - Present
2005 - Present
Harvard Medical School
2002 - 2011
Associate Surgeon/ Attending Physician
Brigham and Women's Hospital
2002 - 2005
Harvard Medical School
2001 - 2002
Sunnybrook Women's College Health Science Center
1997 - 1998
Harvard School of Public Health
A highly qualified clinician and academic, Dr. Sagun Tuli performs surgery at the Center for Advanced Brain and Spine Surgery in Natick, Massachusetts. Dr. Sagun Tuli graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Science. Studying at the university on multiple scholarships, Dr. Sagun Tuli earned awards citing her for outstanding academic performance. After earning a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Tuli studied Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she earned a Master of Science. After concluding her residency in Toronto, Dr. Sagun Tuli earned designation as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Tuli continued her training during a fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Besides her broad medical education, Dr. Tuli has conducted numerous scientific studies related to spinal surgery and neurosurgery.
The largest part of the brain, the cerebrum has a wide range of responsibilities that contribute to perception of stimuli, personality, and memory. Within the cerebrum, doctors have identified four lobes, which each control a portion of our actions. Occipital Lobe: This section of the brain is located at the back of the head and specializes in visual processing. It does this through a structure called the visual cortex, which coats the surface of the lobe.Temporal Lobe: This lobe specializes in interpretation of auditory stimuli. Located at the bottom in front of the occipital lobe, the temporal lobe is also closely linked to both speech and memory.Parietal Lobe: Located in front of the occipital lobe and on top of the temporal lobe, the parietal lobe is associated with orientation, movement, and motor skills.Frontal Lobe: Just behind the forehead rests the frontal lobe, which is responsible for both intelligence and personality.About the author: Dr. Sagun Tuli is a neurosurgeon with over a decade of experience. She currently serves at the Center for Advanced Brain and Spine Surgery.