Board Certification and Academic Information
||Neurosurgery - Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
||American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)
American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Dr. Brockmeyer was born and raised in southern California and obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. During this time he played football and rowed heavyweight crew for the Crimson. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University graduating in 1987. He completed his surgical internship and neurosurgery residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, finishing in 1993. He was recruited to Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City as an Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery in 1994. He has ascended the academic ranks to full Professor. He has served as director of the pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the Primary Children's Hospital, and the Program Director of the residency. He currently serves as Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
Dr. Brockmeyer has fostered a practice in general pediatric neurosurgery, but has specifically concentrated on disorders of the pediatric craniovertebral complex. He has spoken at conferences worldwide and has published numerous articles and books regarding the topic, including the book Advanced Pediatric Craniocervical Surgery. He has been a visiting professor at more than a dozen academic institutions.
D. Brockmeyer is a member of multiple neurosurgical societies, including the CNS, AANS and ASPN. He is the founding member of the Pediatric Craniocervical Society, an organization devoted to education and research of pediatric craniocervical disorders.