About Louis John Nkrumah, MD, PhD
Dr. Nkrumah brings expertise in head and neck surgery, cranial and skull-base surgery, and spine surgery; with advanced expertise in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery including spinal robotics and endoscopic spine surgery.
At Yale University, he completed his undergraduate education and was a recipient of numerous honors including the coveted David Everett Chandler Prize for exemplifying courage, strength of character and high moral purpose throughout his academic career. He subsequently completed his MD and PhD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he earned the prestigious Dean’s Recognition Award for representing “exceptional academic and clinical performance, personal attributes…and potential for future contributions to medicine, science and patient care.”
He trained in ear, nose, and throat surgery at Johns Hopkins University prior to his residency in neurological surgery at Emory University. He completed fellowship training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at the Virginia Mason Neuroscience Institute in Seattle. As an attending neurosurgeon, Dr. Nkrumah treated complex spinal pathology and championed the use of minimally invasive, endoscopic and robotic techniques personally tailored towards each patient’s needs. He has a stellar reputation and we look forward to benefiting from his unique contributions to our community.