Nick Theodore, MD

Barrow Neurological Institute - Phoenix, Arizona
Associate Director of neurological surgery residency program

Nicholas Theodore, MD, graduated from Cornell University, where he was the recipient of a Cornell Tradition Academic Fellowship. He attended medical school at Georgetown University, where he graduated with honors. After completing his internship at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Dr. Theodore served as a Senior General Medical Officer with the United States Marine Corps in Okinawa, Japan.

Dr. Theodore completed his neurosurgical residency and fellowship in spinal surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and the recipient of many research awards including a prestigious RO-1 grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

After completing his residency in 2001, Dr. Theodore served as Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego, overseeing the largest neurosurgery complement in the Navy. In 2003, he rejoined the faculty at Barrow Neurological Institute, and assumed the position of Director of Neurotrauma. In 2004, he was appointed Associate Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program at the Barrow Neurological Institute. The Residency Program is the largest in the United States and is currently training four residents per year group. His area of focus includes brain and spinal cord injury, minimally invasive surgery, and robotics. Dr. Theodore is a Diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery