Stephen Doran joined Midwest Neurosurgery in 1996 and is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Doran is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UNMC in neurosurgery.
A strong advocate of personalized care and dignity for all patients, Dr. Doran's special areas of interest include spinal instrumentation and stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, with a specific interest in complex spine stabilization for trauma, tumor and degenerative disease of the spine. He has received national recognition for his research in gene therapy related to the central nervous system and has been integrally involved in the utilization of Pallidotomies in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease. Dr. Doran has published articles in leading neurosurgical journals and textbooks, as well as having spoken at national meetings regarding specific neurosurgery procedures. With an acute interest in endoscopic and thorascopic approaches to the spine, Dr. Doran has sought additional training in these minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Doran treats both adults and children and is a native of Grand Island, Nebraska.
Bachelor of Science, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois; summa cum laude
Medical Degree, UNMC; with high distinction.
Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center; and Chief Resident.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Midwest Neurosurgical Society