Stewart  B.  Dunsker, MD, FAANS(L)
STEWART B. DUNSKER was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 12, 1934. He attended Harvard College (A.B. cum laude 1956) and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Borden Award for Research 1960). He interned at the University of Illinois and took one year of training in Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. After two years in the Army and one year of surgical training in the University of Cincinnati, he joined the neurosurgery program at Washington University (1965-1969). In 1970, he joined Frank Mayfield in practice, that subsequently became known as the Mayfield Clinic.

Dr. Dunskers interests have centered on disorders of the spine and he was a founding member of the Joint Section of Spinal Disorders of the America Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, (Chairman 1987).

His professional societies include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, (Board of Directors, 1991-1994; Treasurer 1995-1998; Vice President 1998-1999; President 2000-2001). American Board of Neurological Surgery (Board of Directors, 1994-1999; Vice Chair 1999), American Academy of Neurological Surgery (Vice President, 1990),Congress of Neurological Surgeons (Executive Committee 1980), Society of University Neurosurgeons (President 1980), Ohio State Medical Society (President, 1983), Ohio State Neurosurgical Society (President, 1981), American Medical Association (Delegate, 1976-1986), American College of Surgeons.

In 1992, he received the Ohio State Neurosurgeons of the Year Award. Currently he is Professor and Director of Spinal Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.

He is married to the former Ellen Lothian Treiman, who works as a librarian. They have one daughter Shiela Lauren Yessenow, who is a bank officer in Merrillville, Indiana.

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