Dr. Shekar Kurpad, MD

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Dr. Shekar Kurpad, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Spinecare Clinic 1155 N Mayfair Rd # 200, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Get Directions
(414) 456-7199

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Dr. Shekar Kurpad specializes in the treatment of a wide variety of spinal and cranial disorders. His expertise lies in...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Tumor
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Degenerative Disorders
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Leukodystrophy
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pituitary Gland Cancer
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skull Base Tumor
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Brain Surgery
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Neurostimulation
      • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spine Fracture Treatment

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        University Hospital Of Cleveland

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        University Hospital Of Cleveland

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Med College Wi

        Completed in 2001

        University Hospital Of Cleveland

        Completed in 2000

        University Tn

        Completed in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hindi
      • Kannada
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Kurpad's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Shekar Kurpad specializes in the treatment of a wide variety of spinal and cranial disorders. His expertise lies in the surgery for malignant brain tumors/ degenerative disease of the spine/ tumors of the spine/ spine trauma and skull base tumors/ and minimally invasive methods for the treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Shekar Kurpad has extensive research experience in both brain tumor biology and spinal cord injury and has authored several peer reviewed publications and book chapters in these areas. As the recipient of the prestigious Van Wagenen fellowship from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/ he conducted cellular transplantation research for spinal cord injury at the internationally recognized Karolinska Institute in Stockholm/ Sweden. He runs a laboratory at the Medical College of Wisconsin with international collaborators for the study of spinal cord injury.