Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FACS

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Neurosurgeon
Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Joshua M. Rosenow is a neurosurgeon on the medical staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Functional Neurosurgery in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery. He specializes in the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia, as well as the surgical treatment of epilepsy and chronic pain. Other areas of expertise include stereotactic surgical and imaging techniques as well as functional brain mapping.

After graduating from Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Rosenow finished his neurosurgical training at New York Medical College. He completed a fellowship in stereotactic, functional, and restorative neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He was awarded the 2003 Ronald Tasker award for pain research by The Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He was one of the members of the team that developed frameless deep brain stimulation surgery and has continued to be an innovator in this area.

He is also a member of the Executive Council of the American Association of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. He is also past Chair of the Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and holds leadership positions in the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. He has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a frequent lecturer at national neurosurgical meetings on neurostimulation, functional neurosurgery, and neurologic restoration.

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