The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.


One of the largest and most progressive neurosurgical departments in the United States, the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery is comprised of faculty educators with expertise across the full spectrum of brain, spine and nerve care. Together, these neurosurgeons are advancing the health of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders by providing comprehensive and compassionate care in a collaborative environment of healing, teaching and discovery.


The faculty educators of IU School of Medicine neurosurgery department are nationally and internationally renowned experts in the medical and surgical treatment of neurological conditions. These physician educators train residents in every aspect of adult and pediatric neurosurgery.


Neurosurgery scientists and clinician-investigators at IU School of Medicine perform a broad range of medical research, including neuro-oncology, traumatic spinal cord and brain injury, brain aneurysms, and functional neurosurgery. Faculty in this department have been awarded some of the specialty’s most prestigious research grants, and their work frequently appears in neurosurgery’s prominent peer-reviewed journals.

Clinical Care

The Department of Neurological Surgery faculty are leaders in advancing the health of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders. Patients in the care of these professionals benefit from their working environment in which world-class experts from medicine and academic research come together to pursue a unique, patient-first approach to brain, spine and nerve care.
Adult Neurosurgeons
Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Faculty Spotlights

Andrew H. Jea, MD

Andrew H. Jea, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Dr. Jea is Chief of the Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Riley Hospital for Children and a tenured professor in neurosurgery in the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery. His unique clinical practice spans the breadth of pediatric spinal disorders, including scoliosis, peripheral nerve disorders, fetal neurosurgery and spasticity.
David W. Stockwell, MD

David W. Stockwell, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Dr. Stockwell is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of complex spine issues in both adult and pediatric patients. His clinical expertise includes diagnosis and management of degenerative disc disease, myelopathy, adult degenerative scoliosis, sagittal imbalance, revision spine surgery and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, one of the nation’s largest private neurosurgery practices, operates the day-to-day functions of the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery, serving as teaching faculty, administering the residency program, and supporting full academic pursuits, including clinical and basic science research programs.

Neurological Surgery Residency Program

Residents in the IU School of Medicine Neurological Surgery program are trained by experienced faculty who publish research results from clinical trials and independent clinical investigations in multiple peer-reviewed biomedical journals each year. Applicants to the program should have a minimum USMLE Step 1 Board score of 230. All residents must publish one paper annually. Graduates of this seven-year residency program are prepared for a broad range of career options and have a foundation for demonstrating excellence in the field of Neurological Surgery. Many of the program’s recent graduates were offered faculty positions in some of the nation’s top neurosurgery programs or transitioned into private practices.

Office of GME