DepartmentsSurgeryChildren's CenterPediatric and Adolescent MedicineNeurosurgerySpecialty GroupsPediatric NeurosurgeryBrain Tumor ProgramVascular centersLocationRochester, MinnesotaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Appointments 507-512-6877 Request an appointment online Share this page via: Facebook Twitter Print Biographical summaryEdward Ahn, M.D., is a pediatric neurosurgeon. His clinical focus is on the surgical treatment of the following disorders: Craniosynostosis. In particular, Dr. Ahn specializes in endoscopic treatment in order to minimize surgery for both syndromic and non-syndromic types of craniosynostosis Fetal anomalies. Dr. Ahn, in teaming with maternal fetal medicine, offers fetal repair of spina bifida through minimally invasive methods Moyamoya disease Arteriovenous malformations Chiari malformations Hydrocephalus. Dr. Ahn performs endoscopic third ventriculostomy and endoscope-assisted surgery for complex hydrocephalus Arachnoid cysts Tethered spinal cord Dr. Ahn conducts clinical research on outcomes of children with neurosurgical disease. He is also an innovator of minimally invasive techniques to improve the safety of surgery for craniosynostosis. He widely publishes in scientific journals and is a member of the editorial board for two major journals in pediatric neurosurgery. Conditions treatedArteriovenous malformationChiari malformationCraniosynostosisHydrocephalusMoyamoya diseaseMyelopathySpina bifida Procedures performedCraniotomyEndoscopic procedureFetal surgeryPediatric cervical spine surgery Mayo Clinic locations Rochester, Minnesota Driving directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2007Fellow - Pediatric NeurosurgeryChildren’s Hospital2006Resident - NeurosurgeryUniversity of Maryland Medical Center2001Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Maryland Medical Center2000MDNew York University School of Medicine1999BA - Biology and East Asian StudiesHarvard UniversityShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2013Pediatric Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery2012Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryAwards and honors2020Top Doctor 2020Minnesota Monthly2017Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2016Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2015Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2013Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2011Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2010Department of Neurosurgery Chairman’s Award of Excellence in TeachingJohns Hopkins University2010Department of Neurosurgery Irving Sherman Travel FellowshipJohns Hopkins University2010Top DoctorsBaltimore Magazine2005Augustus McCravey Resident Award PaperSouthern Neurosurgical Society2004AANS/CNS Resident Traveling Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery.Childrens Hospital Boston2004Synthes Award for Resident Research in Brain and Craniofacial Injury.AANS/CNS Neurotrauma and Critical Care Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons2000Graduated with Honors in Physiology and Neuroscience.New York University School of Medicine1999Graduate Student FellowshipMyoclonus Research Foundation1998MD-Candidate Prize, Student Research Poster SessionNew York University School of Medicine1996Graduated Cum Laude in a combined concentration of Biology and East Asian Studies.Harvard University1992John Harvard ScholarshipHarvard College ScholarshipShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2016 - presentCongress of Neurological Surgeons; Abstract Review/Selection Committee2014 - presentAmerican Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons2013 - presentNeurosurgical Medical Student Education, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.2013 - 2014The Johns Hopkins University Medical School Council2010 - presentKorean American Neurosurgical Society2010 - presentInternational Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery2009 - presentAANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery2009 - presentInternational Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders2009 - 2014The Johns Hopkins University Medical School Council2009 - presentJohns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery Residency Application Review Committee2009 - presentJohns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery Program Evaluation Committee (PEC)2001 - presentAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons2001 - presentCongress of Neurological SurgeonsShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20432864 Doctors & Medical Staff Ahn, Edward S. M.D.