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Scientific Education & Advisory Board

Douglas  Brockmeyer, MD

Douglas Brockmeyer, MD

Executive Committee, Member
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Dr. Brockmeyer is currently Professor of Neurosurgery and the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He has a clinical interest in the management of all Chiari patients, but specialized in managing complex Chiari malformations in the adult and population.  His research interests include investigating the genetic and biomechanical foundations of craniocervical junction disorders, particularly Chiari.

He is an investigator in the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium, a multi-institutional North American research effort, founded to improve the medical and surgical care of children with syringomyelia realted to Chiari I malformation.  He is the Scientific Chair of the newly-formed Chiari Clinical Research Network, a multi-center prospective observational study created to identify clinical and radiographic variable that predict success in Chiari surgery.