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.

Neurological Surgery

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Faculty

Faculty

World-class neurosurgeons serve as faculty educators for the Department of Neurological Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. These teaching physicians and medical scientists also conduct basic science research that translate to advances in neurological surgery. The expertise of IU School of Medicine’s clinical and research faculty ensures that MD students as well as residents, fellows, graduate students and postdocs benefit from outstanding real-world learning experiences.

The neurological surgeons that serve as faculty at IU School of Medicine treat pediatric and adult problems of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves using the best-known neurological treatments for brain and spinal tumors, skull base tumors, pituitary tumors, epilepsy, seizure disorders, intracranial aneurysms, intracranial arteriovenous malformations, carotid occlusive disease, head injury and spinal problems. These physicians routinely conduct spinal instrumentation, non-invasive and minimally invasive programs, including stereotactic surgery, pallidotomies for Parkinson’s disease, radiosurgery using the gamma knife, endoscopy and glycerol injections for trigeminal neuralgia.

Faculty Listing

Laurie L. Ackerman, MD

Laurie L. Ackerman, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD

Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Armin Blesch, PhD

Armin Blesch, PhD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Joel C. Boaz, MD

Joel C. Boaz, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Jose M. Bonnin, MD

Jose M. Bonnin, MD

Professor of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jamie L. Bradbury, MD

Jamie L. Bradbury, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Jinhui Chen, MD, PhD

Jinhui Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Aaron A. Cohen, MD

Aaron A. Cohen, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Jeffrey L. Crecelius, MD

Jeffrey L. Crecelius, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
John J. DePowell, MD

John J. DePowell, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Mahua Dey, MD

Mahua Dey, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Zachary H. Dodd, MD

Zachary H. Dodd, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Todd A. Eads, MD

Todd A. Eads, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Daniel H. Fulkerson, MD

Daniel H. Fulkerson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Xiang Gao, PhD

Xiang Gao, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Neurological Surgery
Peter G. Gianaris, MD

Peter G. Gianaris, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Richard L. Gilmor, MD

Richard L. Gilmor, MD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Radiology
Eric M. Horn, MD, PhD

Eric M. Horn, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Garrett J. Jackson, MD

Garrett J. Jackson, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Steven M. James, MD

Steven M. James, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Andrew H. Jea, MD

Andrew H. Jea, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Saad A. Khairi, MD

Saad A. Khairi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Albert E. Lee, MD

Albert E. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Thomas J. Leipzig, MD

Thomas J. Leipzig, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Naikui Liu, MD, PhD

Naikui Liu, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Neurological Surgery
Devin D. Mackay, MD

Devin D. Mackay, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Shannon P. McCanna, MD

Shannon P. McCanna, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
James C. Miller, MD

James C. Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD

Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Rick F. Nelson, MD, PhD

Rick F. Nelson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Troy D. Payner, MD

Troy D. Payner, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Gautam Phookan, MBBS

Gautam Phookan, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Eric A. Potts, MD

Eric A. Potts, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Richard B. Rodgers, MD

Richard B. Rodgers, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Karen L. Roos, MD

Karen L. Roos, MD

John and Nancy Nelson Professor of Neurology
Mohammad R. Saadatzadeh, PhD

Mohammad R. Saadatzadeh, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics
Daniel H. Sahlein, MD

Daniel H. Sahlein, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Jesse J. Savage, MD, PhD

Jesse J. Savage, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Mitesh V. Shah, MD

Mitesh V. Shah, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Scott A. Shapiro, MD

Scott A. Shapiro, MD

Robert L. Campbell Professor of Neurological Surgery
Jodi L. Smith, MD, PhD

Jodi L. Smith, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
David W. Stockwell, MD

David W. Stockwell, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Jonathan Y. Ting, MD, MS, MBA

Jonathan Y. Ting, MD, MS, MBA

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Thomas C. Witt, MD

Thomas C. Witt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Robert M. Worth, PhD

Robert M. Worth, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Xiao-Ming Xu, PhD

Xiao-Ming Xu, PhD

Mari Hulman George Professor of Neuroscience Research