Fredric B. Meyer, M.D.

  1. Chair, Neurosurgery, Minnesota

Departments

Neurosurgery

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Fredric B. Meyer, M.D., is a consultant and professor of neurologic surgery. He is enterprise chair of the Department of Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic and is recognized with the distinction of a named professorship, the Alfred Uihlein Family Professorship of Neurologic Surgery. He is currently the Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and dean of the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

Dr. Meyer specializes in the treatment of complex brain tumors of all types, including glioma, pituitary, third ventricular and skull base tumors. He is also recognized as an expert in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease, including moyamoya disease, cavernomas and aneurysms. He treats a large number of epilepsy patients in collaboration with his neurology colleagues.

  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Hemifacial spasm surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Awake brain surgery
  • Moyamoya disease surgery
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Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1981
    MDBoston University
  2. 1977
    BA - BiologyUniversity of Pennsylvania

Awards and Honors

  1. 2014
    Teacher of the Year Award for the Department of NeurosurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2013
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 2011
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2011
    Mayo Foundation Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic
  5. 2011
    Drake LectureCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  6. 2010
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2009
    Teacher of the Year Award, Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 2007
    Teacher of the Year Award, Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    Executive DirectorAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  2. 2015 - 2016
    Board of DirectorsNeurosurgery Research and Education Foundation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  3. 2015 - 2016
    Membership ChairAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  4. 2014 - 2015
    ChairBoard of Directors, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberInformation and Technology Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  6. 2013 - 2014
    PresidentAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  7. 2012 - present
    DirectorNeuroregenerative Medicine & Surgery Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
  8. 2012 - 2013
    President-ElectAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
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