Dennis Dee Spencer MD

Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program; Director, Pituitary Tumor Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Pituitary Program

Neurosurgery: Epilepsy Surgery | Pediatric Neurosurgery | Epilepsy Program

Education & Training

  • M.D., Washington University (1971)
  • Intern, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO , Surgery  (1971 - 1972)
  • Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital , Neurosurgery  (1972 - 1975)
  • Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine , Neurosurgery  (1973 - 1975)
  • Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Medical Center , Neurosurgery  (1976 - 1976)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Epilepsy surgery; pituitary tumors; brain tumors; general neurosurgery; MR spectroscopy; microdialysis; human tissue studies


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified (1980)

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