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Bruce E. Mathern, M.D.

Professor and executive vice chair, Department of Neurosurgery Medical director, VCU Health System Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit Director, Neurosurgery Ambulatory Operations


B.A., chemistry and biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
M.D., University of Cincinnati, Ohio
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.


Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Clinical interests

Complex spinal reconstruction
Minimally invasive spine surgery

Research interests

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


Patricia Leach, R.N.

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