Scientific Education & Advisory Board
DR. Fraser C. Henderson Sr. was foreman on a cattle station in the Outback of Australia before receiving his Bachelor’s and Medical degree from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia in 1982. He served with the Multi-National Peace Keeping Force in Beirut, earning the Navy Commendation Medal for treatment of mass casualties in Beirut, Lebanon, October1983. After completing his residency under Phanor Perot at The Medical University of South Carolina, he was Chief of Neurosurgery at the Veterans Medical Center in Charleston, SC, and then returned to active duty as Brigade Neurosurgeon for the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, in the 1st Gulf War, 1990-91. He completed a fellowship in Craniospinal surgery under Professor Alan Crockard at The National Hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, and then served as Director of Spine at the National Naval Hospital in Bethesda . Commander Henderson then joined Georgetown University as Director of Neurosurgery of the Spine and Craniocervical Junction in 1994. He was promoted to Professor of Neurosurgery in 2005, served as Co- Director of the Stereotactic Radiosurgery Center ,and was active in advancing radiosurgery of the spine. As Co-Director of the Lombardi Neuro-Oncology Division, he was a principal investigator in drug development. Dr Henderson entered private practice in 2008, continuing his academic affiliation with Georgetown University until 2010. He was granted patents for 13 inventions relating to radiosurgery, congenital and degenerative disease. His primary interest relates to genetic disorders affecting the central nervous system. Dr Henderson has published approximately 100 peer reviewed articles, patents and book chapters, and given 190 invited lectures. He is Chief of Neurosurgery at Luminis Health,Doctors Community Hospital in Maryland, Director of The Metropolitan Neurosurgery Group, staff member at University Maryland Capital Region Medical Center and member of the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons .