Mohamad Bydon, M.D.



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Mohamad Bydon, M.D., is a neurosurgeon who is fellowship-trained in complex spinal surgery and spinal oncology. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) for a variety of spinal conditions, including back pain and neck pain, spinal stenosis, and spinal fusion. He holds clinical expertise in the following areas:

  • Minimal access and minimally invasive surgery for spine disease
  • Tumors of the spinal cord and spinal column
  • Spontaneous spinal CSF leak
  • Chiari malformation
  • Stem cell therapies for degenerative spine disease and spinal cord injury
  • Robotic and advanced navigation surgery

As a neurosurgeon clinician-scientist, Dr. Bydon is a principal investigator of the Mayo Clinic Neuro-Informatics Laboratory. The laboratory is focused on data analytics, patient safety, surgical outcomes, and novel therapeutic treatments for degenerative spine disease and spinal cord injury.

Dr. Bydon is also medical director of the Mayo Clinic Neurosurgical Registry, a database focused on improving outcomes and safety for patients.

  1. Brain tumor
  2. Chiari malformation
  3. Degenerative disk
  4. Spinal tumor
  5. Trigeminal neuralgia
  1. Brain tumor surgery
  2. Minimally invasive surgery
  3. Spine procedures
  4. Spine tumor surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Spine tumor surgery
  • Chiari malformation
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  1. 2015
    Assistant Chief of ServiceNeurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  2. 2014
    Clinical Fellowship - Complex Spine Surgery and Spinal Oncology Minimally Invasive Spine SurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  3. 2013
    Research Fellowship - Surgical Outcomes and Spinal Column BiomechanicsJohns Hopkins Hospital
  4. 2012
    Residency - NeurosurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  5. 2009
    Internship - NeurosurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  6. 2008
    MDYale University School of Medicine
  7. 2008
    Research Fellowship - “Genetic basis of intracranial aneurysms and diseases of neural development.” Murat Gunel, M.D., Principal Investigator.Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine
  8. 2004
    Research Fellowship - “Role of Bmi-1 gene in stem cell regeneration.” Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.Center for Stem Cell Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan Medical School
  9. 2003
    Post-Baccalaureate ProgramJohns Hopkins School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  10. 2002
    BADartmouth College


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