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Dr. Eichler is board certified in Neurosurgery with extensive experience caring for people with brain, spine, vascular and peripheral nerve disorders. A Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Eichler has spent the past 12 years practicing as a member of the Neurosurgery team at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Boston, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and one of the nation's leading care facilities. He lectures throughout the U.S. and Canada on neurosurgical practice and has written numerous articles and chapters for medical journals and textbooks. His experience includes neurosurgical disorders resulting from tumors, trauma, degenerative diseases and infection. He treats aneurysm and hydrocephalus, including normal pressure hydrocephalus. Dr. Eichler is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Medical Education/Practice History:
Birthplace, Landstuhl, Germany
Undergraduate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Medical degree and Neurosurgery residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Chief resident, 1994-95
Fellowship training, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles
Trinity Health Neurosurgery department during mid 1990s
Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Teaching appointment, Harvard Medical School Neurosurgery Department
Neurosurgery (Neurological Surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with disorders affecting the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal column, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.