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Why choose a neurosurgeon?

Neurosurgeons are trained as both brain and spine surgeons. They are the only physicians who surgically treat the brain and the entire spine; including the spinal cord and nerves.

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John Mullan, M.D.

John Mullan, M.D.

John Mullan, M.D., received his bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He completed his Neurosurgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He has completed a course at the University of Pittsburgh for Principles and Practice of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and a course at the University of St. Thomas for the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Health Care Management Program. 

Dr. Mullan is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and the Society for Neuro-Oncology, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Minnesota State Neurosurgical Society, the American Medical Association and the Minnesota Academy of Medicine. He is a board member of the Minneapolis Neuroscience Institute and a member of the Abbott Northwestern Neuroscience Department. He serves on the Abbott Northwestern Spine Advisory Council, Operating Room Committee, Operating Room Utilization Sub-Committee, Neuroscience/Spine Peer Review Workgroup, Retained Foreign Objects Steering Committee, Perioperative Safety Committee, Spine Quality Council, Critical Care Steering Committee, Critical Care Breakthrough Workgroup and the Preop Rapid Processing Workgroup.

Dr. Mullan is a Vice President and the Secretary of Neurosurgical Associates.

Dr. Mullan's specialty interests are cervical and lumbar spinal surgery, radiosurgery, brain tumor surgery and medical technology.

Dr. Mullan currently sees patients in our Minneapolis office and performs surgery at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. He performs radiosurgery in conjunction with the radiation oncologists at Abbott Northwestern Hospital using the Varian Trilogy System.

Dr. Mullan is a pilot and had lectured about the incorporation of aviation safety principles and systems into the operating room environment and also about the use of air ambulance services for rapid patient transportation. 

"My approach to neurosurgery is to combine the best technology with compassionate care and to emphasize patient safety.  That's the way I would like to be treated"   - Dr. John Mullan

Office Location(s):

Neurosurgical Associates, Ltd.

913 East 26th Street
305 Piper Building
Minneapolis, Minnesota   55404
Location Phone: 612-871-7278
Location Fax: 612-863-8531

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