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Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

Biography

Lawrence Marshall, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and an internationally renowned expert in traumatic head injury. Dr. Marshall's surgical interests cover all of neurosurgery but especially diseases of the spine and spinal cord, brain tumors, and peripheral nerves.

Operations he performs include craniotomy, anterior cervical diskectomy and laminectomy, thoracic diskectomy, lumbar diskectomy and laminectomy and fusion, and exploration of the brachial plexus, among others.

Dr. Marshall served as chief of the Division of Neurosurgery from 1995-2010. He has served in many key roles at the UC San Diego, including associate dean for the Faculty Practice Plan and executive director of managed care

As a professor of surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, he has conducted research studies in a wide range of areas related to central nervous system trauma and severe head injury. 

Dr. Marshall completed a fellowship at the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Glasgow, Scotland after his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Marshall is board certified in neurological surgery. 

He has served on over 75 scientific and professional committees. He has held over 60 positions for various scientific and professional organizations. Dr. Marshall has been invited as distinguished lecturer or panelist at over 500 meetings and conferences.

Dr. Marshall is also a member of over 50 scientific and professional societies, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Neurological Surgeons, Society of Neurotrauma, and the Western Federation of Neurological Surgeons.

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Lawrence Marshall, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and an internationally renowned expert in traumatic head injury. Dr. Marshall's surgical interests cover all of neurosurgery but especially diseases of the spine and spinal cord, brain tumors, and peripheral nerves.

Operations he performs include craniotomy, anterior cervical diskectomy and laminectomy, thoracic diskectomy, lumbar diskectomy and laminectomy and fusion, and exploration of the brachial plexus, among others.

Dr. Marshall served as chief of the Division of Neurosurgery from 1995-2010. He has served in many key roles at the UC San Diego, including associate dean for the Faculty Practice Plan and executive director of managed care

As a professor of surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, he has conducted research studies in a wide range of areas related to central nervous system trauma and severe head injury. 

Dr. Marshall completed a fellowship at the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Glasgow, Scotland after his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Marshall is board certified in neurological surgery. 

He has served on over 75 scientific and professional committees. He has held over 60 positions for various scientific and professional organizations. Dr. Marshall has been invited as distinguished lecturer or panelist at over 500 meetings and conferences.

Dr. Marshall is also a member of over 50 scientific and professional societies, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Neurological Surgeons, Society of Neurotrauma, and the Western Federation of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Marshall's Care Philosophy

Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

Dr. Marshall says...

Neurosurgery

Spine Surgery

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1969

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1972

    Penn Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

    Completed in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Laminectomy