Sean M. Lew, MD

Professor & Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Program Director, Neurosurgery Epilepsy, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Director, Residency Program

Sean M. Lew, MD

Professor & Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Program Director, Neurosurgery Epilepsy, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Director, Residency Program

MCW Neurosurgery

Introduction

Dr. Lew has subspecialty training in pediatric neurosurgery and is board certified in both neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery. He has particular interest and experience in the surgical treatment of pediatric epilepsy, pediatric brain tumors, moyamoya disease and craniocervical anomalies.

He is active in clinical research with an emphasis on pediatric epilepsy, pediatric cervical spine surgery, general pediatric neurosurgery, surgical techniques and outcomes. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and his research has been presented nationally on numerous occasions.

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine – Portland (1995)
  • Internship in Surgery – University of Vermont – Burlington (1995-1996)
  • Residency in Neurological Surgery – University of Vermont – Burlington (1996-2002)
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery – Beth Israel Medical Center-Hyman-Newman Institute for Neurology & Neurosurgery – New York, NY (2003-2004)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America – 2007-present

Research Interests

  • Pediatric epilepsy
  • Pediatric cervical spine surgery
  • General pediatric neurosurgery
  • Surgical techniques and outcomes

Publications

Titles

  • Professor & Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Program Director, Neurosurgery Epilepsy, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Director, Residency Program

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Surgical Services

  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Craniocervical abnormalities
  • Stereotactic laser ablation for tumor or epilepsy
  • Moyamoya disease revascularization surgery
  • General pediatric neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormalities of the Craniocervical Junction and Cervical Spine
  • Brain Trauma
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spine Trauma
  • Vascular diseases
  • Pediatric epilepsy (surgical treatment)

Locations

  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Campus