Avellino Biography

Anthony Avellino, MD, MBA, FACSAnthony Avellino, MD, MBA, FACS

Anthony Avellino, a highly regarded pediatric neurosurgeon, was appointed Assistant Provost for Student Wellness, Health and Safety and MSU HealthTeam chief medical officer, February 14, 2018. Avellino has built his career caring for young people and their families, including a deliberate focus on creating support and systems that emphasize health and wellness. A former NCAA student-athlete and current ultra-runner, Avellino completed his medical education at Columbia University, his residency at the University of Washington and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in neurological surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the George Washington University School of Business.