Bruce E. Mathern, M.D.

Bruce E. Mathern, M.D.

Current professional and academic appointments

  • Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Medical Director, VCUHS Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
  • Director, Neurosurgery Ambulatory Operations
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Training

  • B.A., chemistry and biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
  • M.D., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
  • Internship, general surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
  • Residency, neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
  • Fellowship, spinal surgery and reconstruction, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

Clinical interests

  • Complex spinal reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery

Research interests

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Clinical trials for innovative treatments for spinal disorders
  • Published research

Nurse

Patricia Leach, R.N.