Bruce E. Pollock, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Bruce E. Pollock, M.D., is a board-certified neurological surgeon who has been on staff at Mayo Clinic's Rochester, Minnesota, campus since 1997. His clinical focus includes:

  • Surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia, including microvascular decompression, glycerol rhizotomy, balloon compression procedures and stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery for a wide variety of benign and malignant brain tumors, vascular malformations, and trigeminal neuralgia

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Pollock is active in clinical research on trigeminal neuralgia, arteriovenous malformations, pituitary adenomas, meningiomas and brain metastases.

  1. Brain metastases
  2. Brain tumor
  3. Hemifacial spasm
  4. Trigeminal neuralgia
  1. Brain stereotactic radiosurgery
  2. Brain tumor surgery
  3. Hemifacial spasm surgery
  4. Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Gamma knife/stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Hemifacial spasm surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Brain metastases surgery
  1. 1996
    Resident - Neurological SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  2. 1995
    Fellow - Stereotactic and Functional NeurosurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  3. 1990
    Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  4. 1989
    MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  5. 1984
    BSAllegheny College


  1. 1999
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery


Research activities

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