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    David Wilson, MD

    Neurosurgeon (480) 917-5600

    David Wilson, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Dr. Wilson’s expertise includes the treatment of cranial tumors using minimally invasive cranial techniques. He also specializes in the treatment of spinal tumors and degenerative spinal disorders, including disc herniation, myelopathy, and stenosis. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

    Dr. Wilson earned his medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Barrow Neurological Institute and a fellowship in endoscopic and skull base neurosurgery at the Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

    Dr. Wilson’s primary research interests include international neurosurgery and the role of neurosurgery in the developing world.

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    Education & Training
    • Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute, Neurosurgery, 2007-2013
    • Fellowship, Prince of Wales Hospital, Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Endoscopic and Skull Base Neurosurgery, 2012
    • Internship, Banner—University Medical Center Phoenix, General Surgery, 2006-2007
    • MD, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2006
    • BA, University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Biochemistry, 2001
    • BS, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance, Economics, 2001
    Professional Memberships
    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Honors and Awards
    • DePuy Synthes Cerebrovascular Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2013
    • Sir Keith Murdoch Neurosurgery Fellow, American Australian Association, 2012
    • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2006
    • Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2005
    • Co-Editor-in-Chief, P&S Medical Review, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2002-2003
    • Chairman’s Awards, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biochemistry, 2001
    • General Honors Certificate, University of Pennsylvania, 2001
    • Varsity Letterman, Lightweight Crew, University of Pennsylvania, 1999, 2000, 2001
    • Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2001
    • Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1999

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.