Dr. Oppenlander

Mark E. Oppenlander, M.D.

Dr. Oppenlander


MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Residencies and Fellowships

Residency:  Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship: Complex Spine and Deformity — Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship: Cranioverbetal Junction and Spinal Deformity — National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Treatment
  • Spinal Tumor Treatment
  • Thoracic Disc Disease
  • Craniovertebral Junction Surgery
  • Cervical Spinal Surgery
  • Lumbar Spinal Surgery
  • Robotics in Neurosurgery
  • Cranial and Spine Trauma


Awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Overseas Training Sponsorship, Providing opportunity to travel to London, England for further fellowship training at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square.

Awarded the Julian T. Hoff Teacher of the Year, University of Michigan Department of Neurosurgery

Previously served as Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Michigan

Editor of the textbook “Neurosurgical Care of Athletes”

Member, AANS/CNS Spine and Peripheral Nerve Executive Committee

Member, AANS/CNS Spine and Peripheral Nerve Scientific Program Committee

Faculty, AANS Coding and Reimbursement Committee

Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

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