Surgical Planning Laboratory - Brigham & Women's Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts USA - a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School

Surgical Planning Laboratory

Tina Kapur Ph.D.

Tina Kapur is the Executive Director of Image Guided Therapy in the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kapur’s research interests and accomplishments are in the area of medical image computing and computer aided interventions in image-guided neurosurgery, surgical navigation, and MR-guided pelvic brachytherapy. She has numerous publications in medical image segmentation, and is the holder of several issued US and international patents in the field of surgical navigation.

She leads national and international outreach and collaboration efforts for image-guided therapy and is particularly interested in fostering collaborations between efforts in open science to accelerate important discoveries that improve health and save lives. She is the founding director for the first open-science hackathons for medical image computing, "NA-MIC Project Week", which began in 2005, and has been running continuously (twice a year) since then.

She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999. She was the Chief Scientist at a Boston area surgical navigation company, Visualization Technology Inc., and upon its acquisition by GE Healthcare, the Chief Scientist at the GE Navigation.

If you are interested in applying for a research trainee position with Dr. Kapur, please fill out this form.


Tina Kapur, PhD.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Radiology
75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: +1 617.732.5893
E-mail: tkapur at

updated December 2017.

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