Howard M. Eisenberg, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Available for Telemedicine Visits
About Howard M. Eisenberg, MDToggle accordion item
A neurosurgeon, Dr. Eisenberg has special interest in treating movement disorders—including essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease—and neuropathic pain. He is the R.K. Thompson professor of neurosurgery at University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).
After receiving his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) in Albany, Dr. Eisenberg completed a two-year general surgery residency at New York Hospital-Cornell University School of Medicine in New York City. He then became a neurosurgery resident at Brigham Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and a fellow at Harvard Medical School, also in Boston.
After two years in the Navy, Dr. Eisenberg returned to Brigham to serve as an attending physician in the specialty of neurosurgery. He was also a junior faculty member at Harvard. From there, he went to University of Texas, where he was chief of neurosurgery. In 1993, he joined UMSOM, becoming the R.K. Thompson professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. He recently stepped down as chair but remains a clinically active faculty member.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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University Hospital of Brooklyn-SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1964
New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, 1965
Boston Children's Hospital, 1970
National Hospital for Neurological Diseases - Neurosurgery, 1968
New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell - General Surgery, 1966
Harvard Medical School - Surgery, 1970
American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, 1973