Dr. Nicholas Theodore


MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine

MS, Georgetown University, Physiology and Biophysics

BA, Cornell University, Government

Internship, National Naval Medical Center, General Surgery

Residencies and Fellowships

Barrow Neurological Institute, Neurosurgery
Research Fellow, Barrow Neurological Institute, Spinal Neurosurgery
National Naval Medical Center, Neurological Surgery

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Spinal Neurosurgery


Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Areas of Interest

Arnold Chiari Malformation, Cervical Spine Surgery, Cranio-Cervical Junction Surgery, Lumbar Spine Surgery, Scoliosis and, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Trauma, Spine Tumors, and Tethered Spinal Cord.

Dr. Theodore's Philosophy

"I have a chance to take patient who are suffering from all types of spinal disorders, make a diagnosis and take the patients through a treatment plan, which may or may not include surgery, to get them better and restore function."


Timothy Harrington Neurological Surgery Teacher of the Year, Barrow Neurological Institute
Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Naval Medical Center San Diego
Resident Research Award, Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society
Research Grant Award, North American Spine Society
Mayfield Clinical Research Award, Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves of the AANS/CNS
Research Grant Award, North American Spine Society
Ronald Tasker Award, Pain Section, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Outstanding Paper Award, North American Spine Society
Neil Holland Award, National Naval Medical Center
Navy Achievement Medal, Fleet Marine Force, Okinawa, Japan
Alpha Omega Alpha, Georgetown University
Cornell Tradition Academic Fellow, Cornell University

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