Scientific Education & Advisory Board
Dr. Brian J. Dlouhy is a pediatric and adult neurosurgeon at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Dr. Dlouhy graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2007. He completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2014. After finishing his residency in 2013, he completed an endoscopic and minimally invasive fellowship in Sydney, Australia followed by a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at St Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Iowa in 2015 as an assistant professor.
Dr. Dlouhy treats all neurosurgical disorders but specializes in the treatment of Chiari malformations, syringomyelia, and disorders of the craniovertebral junction in patients of all ages, from infants to adults. This has led to numerous manuscripts published in peer-review journals and multiple book chapters on these topics.
In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Dlouhy leads a human brain research lab to better understand Chiari malformations and cerebellar/brainstem function. A goal of his research is to better understand the causes and pathophysiology of Chiari malformations and determine better treatment strategies.