Dr. Justin M. Cappuzzo was born and raised in Northern New Jersey. He attended Ramapo College of New Jersey for his undergraduate studies, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry (ACS Certified) in 2011. Dr. Cappuzzo spent the following year working as a chemistry teacher at Roxbury High School, where he attended high school just a few years earlier. Afterwards, Dr. Cappuzzo attended medical school at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC, and graduated in 2016 with a Research Track specialization for which he earned the Health Services Scholarship for his research on the role of FoxD4 on neuronal differentiation. He was also elected by his peers as the Commencement Speaker for the graduation ceremony. Dr. Cappuzzo subsequently completed his internship in General Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, in 2017 before joining the UB Neurosurgery Department the following academic year. Dr. Cappuzzo’s clinical interests include cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgery, as well as surgical education. He has a diverse research background including organic chemistry, physics, and neuroscience. He is also interested in using technology to improve patient care in healthcare. In his spare time, Dr. Cappuzzo enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his family and friends.