Keith Black is a neurosurgeon who specializes in brain tumors. He is the director and chairman of the neurosurgery department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
According to his Wiki page, at age 17, Keith Black “won an award in a national science competition for research on the damage done to red blood cells in patients with heart-valve replacements. He attended the University of Michigan in a program that allowed him to earn both his undergraduate degree and his medical degree in 6 years. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1981.”