Dr. Brian Miller lives and works out of Anchorage and stays physically active enjoying fishing, hunting, mountaineering, back-country and cross-country skiing as well as anything else that lets him enjoy this beautiful state year round. He is also active in the Crossfit community and is a Level 1 Crossfit trainer. He is originally from California and lived in the mountains of Southern California for years during his medical training. He completed his undergraduate degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention through the Keck school of Medicine at the University of Southern California, his Masters Degree (MS) in medical education and Medical Degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine-DO) at Western University in California. Residency training in Neurological Surgery was completed at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino county in one of the busiest trauma centers in the state. This training also included area specialty rotations at Loma Linda University Hospital, Kasier Permanente, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and Desert Regional Medical Center. Dr. Miller then went on to complete additional training and completed a fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at world class Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Here he received advanced training in scoliosis, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) and revision surgery of the spine (correction of previous failed surgeries). Spine and brain surgery is a highly difficult, constantly evolving and technology driven specialty and Dr. Miller continuously attends courses throughout the year to stay current with the latest technology and treatment advances. These diverse and advanced training experiences allow Dr. Miller to provide you and your family with the best possible surgical care, balanced with the caring and compassion that you deserve.
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Dr. Miller's Care Philosophy
Dr. Miller is a board certified Neurosurgeon, who is also fellowship trained in Orthopedic Complex and Reconstructive Spinal Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the only spine surgeon in Alaska with this unique combination of specialty training and experience. He works with area Pain Specialists, Physical Therapists, Primary Care and Chiropractors to coordinate care and referrals to ensure that you get the right care for your condition whether there is a surgical treatment or not. Dr. Miller and his team understand the complexity and difficulty in treating painful and debilitating disorders of the brain and spine. Whether your problem is simple or very complex, Dr. Miller will work with you to find the right solution.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Miller to family and friends is 3.3 out of 5