Gregory George Heuer

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Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Surgical Co-Director of the Brachian Plexus Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Neurosurgery Residency Program Site Director, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Prenatal and Neonatal Neurosurgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurosurgery
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-2780
B.S. (Genetics)
University of Minnesota, 1995.
Ph.D. (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004.
Resident in Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2010.
Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2010-2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Heuer is broadly interested in exploring translational research opportunities from promising work in the lab environment. He has recently started a brachial plexus program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is actively developing clinical research in this area. Additionally, he has begun to treat fetal patients with neurosurgical conditions and is actively involved in clinical research efforts related to patients with hydrocephalus and spinal dysraphism.

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Gregory Heuer was born and raised in Prior Lake, Minnesota. He studied Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Minnesota and then received his MD and PhD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Heuer completed his neurosurgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery.

Description of Itmat Expertise

spina bifida
peripheral nerve disease
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Last updated: 06/23/2023
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