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Douglas L. Brockmeyer, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Clinical Details

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(801) 662-5340 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Neurosurgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive , Suite 1475
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD is involved in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery, but focuses primarily on the pediatric spinal column. Dr. Brockmeyer currently serves as Program Director for the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Program, while he also serves as Principal Investigator on a research project that involves clearing the cervical spine in the pediatric patient population.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Board Certification American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)
American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Board Certification American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)
American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-5340 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Neurosurgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

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.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Primary Children's Medical Center
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Fellow
Residency University of Utah
Neurosurgery
Resident
Internship University of Utah
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Case Western Reserve University
M.D.
Undergraduate Harvard College
Psychobiology
B.A.

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