Visionary Ball 2023

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce that the Visionary Ball will be returning in October 2023. The precise date and time will be announced soon.

Byron Allen will be presented with the Visionary Award

Johnese Spisso will receive the Medical Visionary Award

Erika Kort will be presented with the Courage Award

Special thanks to Visionary Ball Event Chair Gary Sommerstein and the Committee:

  • Loic Bailly & Ted Gagliano
  • Edie B. Bronson
  • Dr. Melvin L. Cheatham
  • Susan Dolgen
  • Dr. Langston T. Holly
  • Jill & Lee Kort
  • Dr. Linda M. Liau
  • Dr. Daniel C. Lu
  • Tina B. Odjaghian
  • Constance L. Padden
  • Florence & Harry Sloan

"The Visionary Ball raises critical funds and awareness in support of our patients who face the most complex neurological disorders of this era."

—Linda M. Liau, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Dr Langston Holly presents the 2019 Visionary Ball Luminary Award to Frank Gehry | UCLA Health