Douglas J. Long joined Midwest Neurosurgery in 1990. Board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, he specializes in spinal instrumentation, trauma management, cerebral vascular surgery and neuro-oncology, treating both adults and children. A Clinical Assistant Professor at UNMC in Neurosurgery, Dr. Long serves on a wide range of hospital committees in Omaha. He is currently Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Methodist Hospital. Dr. Long has a special interest in cerebral vascular disease and the treatment of brain tumors. He is a member of the skull base team treating complex tumors from a team approach involving specialists in the field of neurootology, head and neck cancer and plastic/ reconstructive surgery. Dr. Long established and chairs the multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Conference at the Methodist Cancer Center for brain tumor patients and complex tumors involving the spine. In addition to the surgical treatment of brain tumors, he is involved in the decision-making process and treatment of stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy of brain tumors. He regularly addresses primary care physicians and physician assistant groups on neurosurgery.
He graduated from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln where he was on the Dean's list and earned his medical degree from UNMC. He served his internship in surgery at the University of Missouri Health Sciences Center in Columbia Missouri, where he also completed his residency in neurosurgery and served as chief resident. Dr. Long is a native of Alma, Nebraska.
Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Dean's List.
Medical degree, UNMC.
Internship and residency, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center.
American Medical Association; Nebraska Medical Association; Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society; American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Midwest Neurosurgical Society; Omaha-Midwest Medical Society; Congress of Neurological Surgeons; North American Skull Base Society; and Nebraska Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics