Dr. Notarianni, Associate Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Residency Program Director joined University Neurosurgery in September 2010.
She grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University where she earned a bachelor of science in biochemistry. She subsequently attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, earning her medical degree in 2003. She completed her neurosurgical residency in Shreveport under the direction of Dr. Anil Nanda. She then completed a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis and St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital.
Dr. Notarianni serves on several hospital and medical school committees. She is the director of the 3rd year medical student neurosurgery clerkship. She has published several peer-reviewed articles in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery. Her current clinical interests include hydrocephalus, craniofacial disorders, congenital malformations, pediatric head trauma and tumors.
Dr. Notarianni is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Women in Neurosurgery, AANS/CNS Section of Pediatric Neurosugery, the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, the Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Shreveport Medical Society.
Dr. Notarianni is married to Dr. Andrew Werner, who practices colorectal surgery in Shreveport. They have two children, Henry and Caroline.