W. Richard Marsh, M.D.



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



W. Richard Marsh, M.D., is a neurosurgeon. He is a professor of neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery and is the Mayo Midwest Spine Care Network director and director of the Spine Center in Rochester, Minnesota. His interests include degenerative spine disease, epilepsy and general neurosurgery.

  1. Brain tumor
  2. Chiari malformation
  3. Degenerative disk
  4. Epilepsy
  5. Hemifacial spasm
  6. Spinal cord tumor
  7. Syringomyelia
  8. Trigeminal neuralgia
  1. Brain tumor surgery
  2. Chiari malformation surgery
  3. Epilepsy surgery
  4. Hemifacial spasm surgery
  5. Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Spinal cord tumor surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Hemifacial spasm surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Chiari malformation surgery
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Syrinx

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1982
    ResidentMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1977
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  3. 1973
    BScUniversity of Notre Dame

Awards and Honors

  1. 2009
    Distinguished Mayo ClinicianSelection Committee for the Distinguished Mayo Clinician Awards, Mayo Clinic Committees
  2. 1998
    Karis AwardSaint Marys
  3. 1982
    Neurosurgical Travel AwardAwarding Organization
  4. 1976
    MemberTau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society
  5. 1969
    Medical Student Externship AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration

Professional Memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    Active MemberAANS/CNS Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  2. 2011
    MemberEducation Tiering Project, Department Committees, Department of Nursing
  3. 2008 - 2011
    MemberMelanoma/Skin Cancer Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  4. 2008
    Active MemberOperational Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2002 - present
    MemberGonda Operational Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  6. 2001
    MemberEquipment Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 2001 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2000
    MemberPractice Integration Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  9. 2000 - present
    MemberBilling and Coding Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 1998
    MemberNeurosurgery OR Task Force, Department of Neurologic Surgery
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