Below is a list of the top and leading Neurosurgeons in Louisville. To help you find the best Neurosurgeons located near you in Louisville, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Louisville’s Best Neurosurgeons:
The top rated Neurosurgeons in Louisville, KY are:
- Dr. Haring Nauta – specializes in cancers of the brain and spinal cord
- Thomas Moriarty, MD – one of Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs for 2019.
- Steven J Reiss, MD – has been in practice for almost 20 years
- Duane Densler, MD – specializes in neurosurgical spine surgery and neurotrauma
- Michael J. Doyle, MD – is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Dr. Haring Nauta
Dr. Haring Nauta is a neurosurgeon in Louisville, Kentucky. He has been in practice for more than 20 years and obtained his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and specializes in cancers of the brain and spinal cord, lumbar stenosis, cervical disc disease, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, adult hydrocephalus, stereotactic radiosurgery, and pain therapies. He is also the Program Director for the Neurological Surgery Residency. Dr. Nauta’s most recent articles and research interests are on spinal cord circuits that mediate axial spine pain and gut pain.
General Neurological Surgery, Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
“Dr. Nauta is an amazing doctor who saved my life twice. He never talked down to me and always gave me information in a manner I could understand and listen to my concerns. Without him, I’m sure that I wouldn’t be here and if I was my life would surely be depleted to non-livable.” – Renee D.
Thomas Moriarty, MD
Thomas Moriarty, MD is a neurosurgeon in Louisville, Kentucky, and has affiliations with several local hospitals, including Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine and has been in practice for over 20 years. He did his internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital, both at Harvard Medical School in Boston, as well as his residency at the Harvard Medical School Neurosurgical Training Program.
Dr. Moriarty a board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the CNS Joint Section on Pediatrics, as well as the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Dr. Moriarty has been voted by his peers as one of Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs for 2019.
“Dr. Moriarty is an amazing Physician. 18 years ago this month Dr. Moriarty did Brain surgery on my son Caleb Fisher. Caleb had a choroid plexus papilloma. Because of Dr. Moriarty and his wonderful team my son is a Senior at Jeffersonville High School. I will always be grateful to him for being the Surgeon of My Miracle. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!” – Monica C.
Steven J Reiss, MD
Steven J Reiss, MD is a neurosurgeon in Louisville, Kentucky, and is linked with a number of local hospitals, including Baptist Health Floyd and Baptist Health Louisville. He graduated from Tulane University with a medical degree and has been in practice for almost 20 years. He is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-centered treatment and seeks to treat his patients in the same manner in which he would like to be treated.
“Great visit with Dr. Reiss. Clear suggestions on treatment. The scheduling staff was very helpful in providing me options for my surgery and provided clear, written details on what to expect post-operation.”
Duane Densler, MD
Duane Densler, MD is a neurosurgeon who practices at Pikeville Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for between 11 and 20 years. He has been in practice for 13 years and finished his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Louisville. He specializes in neurosurgical spine surgery and neurotrauma, and he also has experience in spine surgery, neurosurgical trauma, and critical care.
Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
“Dr.Densler was very nice & respectable. Wrote down my answers to his questions. Reviewed my MRI with me
Michael J. Doyle, MD
Michael J. Doyle, MD is a native of Louisville and a graduate of St. Xavier High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and his doctorate from the University of Louisville for more than 30 years, Dr. Doyle has been a busy and inventive neurosurgeon in Louisville, KY, and Southern Indiana. He has a solid reputation for providing conservative care with outstanding outcomes.
His study interests include minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery, artificial disc replacement in the cervical spine, difficult cervical spine pathology, and surgical care of brain malignancies. Dr. Doyle is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Phone: (502) 289-5837
“Hi just like to thank Dr. Doyle and his staff for lessening the pain and discomfort I was experiencing due to neck injury. The ACDF surgery was successful and very appreciated. Top-notch neurosurgeon.” – Marshall M.
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