J. Marc Simard, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
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Dr. Simard is a neurosurgeon who specializes in vascular neurosurgery, which includes the surgery and management of patients with intracranial hemorrhages and other vascular lesions of the brain. A board-certified neurosurgeon, he is actively involved in the treatment of brain tumors, stroke, and related disorders with special emphasis on carotid endarterectomy, aneurysm, and arteriovenous malformations treated by advanced microsurgical techniques and by Gamma Knife.
Dr. Simard received his M.D., Ph.D. from Creighton University and completed his residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Florida. He completed his fellowship at the Physiologisches Institut at the Universitat des Saarlandes in Germany. He is Chief of Neurosurgery at the Baltimore VA Hospital and actively manages a large NIH-funded laboratory with over 15 scientists.
Dr. Simard was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Neurosurgery by Baltimore magazine in 2016.
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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Creighton University School of Medicine, 1980
Shands at the University of Florida, 1981
Shands at the University of Florida, 1986
Physiologisches Institut (Germany) - Postdoctoral Assoc, 1983
American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, 1991