Dr. Mao joined the Department of Neurological Surgery in July 2021 and focuses his practice on complex spine conditions.
He earned his undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed his neurosurgery residency program at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He joined the IU faculty after completing a Complex Spine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Mao has co-authored numerous studies published in international peer-reviewed journals.