The Brain and Spine Institute is made up of experts in the field of neuroscience in order to bring patients the best healthcare in East Tennessee for a full range of neurological diseases and disorders.
Neurosurgical Associates, PC
1932 Alcoa Highway, Suite C-255
Knoxville, TN 37920
Website: Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.
Schools: Indiana University
Internships: Ohio State University Medical
Residencies: Ohio State University Medical, University of Vermont
Fellowships: University of Utah Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Michael Walsh is a board certified neurosurgeon who graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his training in neurosurgery at the University of Vermont, where he received instruction in general neurosurgery and had the opportunity to learn advanced spinal surgery techniques from leaders in both neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery disciplines. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Skull Base Neurosurgery under Dr. William Couldwell, one of the world leaders in Skull Base Tumor and Vascular Neurosurgery. Following this, he was selected to tour Japan where he learned further advanced cranial techniques with the internationally renowned Dr. Takanori Fukushima.
Dr. Walsh is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and is the Director of Neuro-Oncology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. His research interests include medical augmented reality, 3D printing, and the use of wearable technology such as Google Glass in healthcare. He has authored multiple articles for peer-reviewed journals and has given presentations at national and international conferences. He has active collaborations with the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering and with Oak Ridge National Labs. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Tennessee Neurosurgical Society, the Tennessee Medical Association and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine.
His clinical interests include brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, pituitary tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, stereotactic radiosurgery, neuro-endoscopy, and spine surgery.