Dr. William S. Rosenberg attended Harvard Medical School in Boston , Massachusetts , graduating in 1987. He completed his neurosurgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital , also located in Boston , in 1993. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and a diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Rosenberg began his career with the Mayfield Clinic in Cincinnati , Ohio ( 1994-1998 ) , where he served as Director of Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care at the University of Cincinnati and specialized in complex spinal surgery. He was then recruited to co - direct the Neurospinal Disorders Program in the Department of Neurosurgery , at the University of California , San Francisco , from 1998 - 2002 , where he co - founded the Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of California , Berkeley. Dr. Rosenberg left academic neurosurgery in 2002 , joining Midwest Neursurgery Associates , out of a desire for greater focus on patient care and the ability to spend more time with family. In Kansas City , Dr. Rosenberg continued to pursue interests in complex spinal surgery. In addition , he expanded his area of expertise to include the treatment of chronic and cancer - related pain. He brought CyberKnife(r) radiosurgery to the Kansas City area and served as Medical Director for the Menorah Medical Center CyberKnife Center for its first 6 years. Dr. Rosenberg is actively involved in treating patients with such modalities and neuromodulation , intrathecal pharmacotherapy , peripheral nerve , spinal cord , and deep brain stimulation. He is also very active in training other healthcare providers , curriculum development and lecturing , as well as designing and supervising clinical trials. Dr. Rosenberg is a memeber of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons , Congress of Neurological Surgeons , North American Spine Society , American Association of Pain Medicine, International Neuromodulation Society , North American Neuromodulation Society , AANS / CNS Joint Section on Pain , American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery , Missouri State Medical Society , Metropolitan Medical Society , and the Kansas City Neurology / Neurosurgery Society. He provides editorial support for Neuromodulation , the official journal of the North American Neuromodulation Society and serves on the Scientific Program Committee for the Annual Cancer Pain Forum in Scotsdale , Arizona. Dr. Rosenberg has a number of subspecialty interests , including surgical treatment of pain ( including chronic , neuropathic and cancer - related symptoms ) , complex spinal surgery ( degenerative disease , tumors , instrumentation , and reconstruction ) , minimally - invasive spinal surgery , radiosurgical treatment (CyberKnife(r)) of brain and spinal diseases , and deep brain stimulation for pain and psychiatric disorders ( Obsessive Compulsive Disease ).
Medical Education & Training
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Specialty Board Certifications: Am Bd Neurological Surgery - Status: Certified
Procedures and Conditions
Intrathecal Pharmacotherapy , Neurostimulation , Deep Brain Stimulation , Complex Spine Surgery, Chronic Pain , Neuropathic Pain , Cancer - Related Pain , Degenerative Disease , Tumors , Brain Disease , Spine Disease , Psychiatric Disorders
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