Robert J. Spinner, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon
  2. Orthopedic Surgeon
  3. Chair, Neurosurgery, Minnesota

Patient Stories

  1. Heading Forward With Gratitude and Grace

    For Marisa Bella, living with a rare neurological condition meant managing sustained pain and an unnatural head position, as well as dealing with unwanted reactions from strangers. For years Marisa navigated life while suffering the physical, mental and emotional effects of her illness. That all changed in 2018 when a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon helped her [...]

  2. Neurosurgery Inspires Athlete's Career Path

    More than a decade after nerve transfer surgery restored mobility to his right shoulder, Peter Rechenberg is not only able to do Olympic lifts, he's using his experience at Mayo Clinic to bring healing to others. Peter Rechenberg loves his job as a home health care physical therapist working with older adults who have been [...]

  3. Neurosurgery Frees Peggy Lang From Constant Pain

    Diagnosed with a rare condition that affected her neck muscles, Peggy Lang suffered for years with debilitating headaches, tremors and dizzy spells. But surgery at Mayo Clinic relieved her symptoms, allowing her to enjoy life once again. Many of us might take curling up in a chair and reading a book for granted. Not Peggy [...]

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