Peter A. Pahapill, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Functional Neurosurgery

Peter A. Pahapill, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Functional Neurosurgery

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Introduction

Dr. Pahapill is committed to providing comprehensive treatment for patients suffering from brain and spinal cord disease, as well as movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia, spasticity and chronic pain. He has years in Fellowship training in movement disorders and pain surgery, and has performed more than 3000 neuromodulation procedures throughout the past 20+ years.

Dr. Pahapill has written numerous articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured extensively on the subjects of chronic pain, neuromodulation and deep brain and spinal cord stimulation surgery. He leads active research programs both clinical and at the basic sciences level in a number of areas of neuromodulation.

Education / Training

  • Ph.D. Neurosciences – University of Toronto, Ontario – Canada (1990)
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Toronto, Ontario – Canada (1992)
  • Residency, Neurosurgery – University of Western Ontario – Ontario, Canada (1997)
  • Fellowship, Functional/Stereotactic Neurosurgery – University of Toronto, Ontario – Canada (1999)

Publications

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Director, Functional Neurosurgery

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Surgical Services

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Therapies

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (RSD)
  • Dystonia
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke
  • Torticollis
  • Tremors

Clinical Programs
Locations

  • Froedtert Hospital Neurosciences Center
  • VA Hospital
  • Community Memorial Hospital