Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery
An esteemed neurosurgeon providing advanced care for conditions affecting the brain, spine, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves, Louis J. Nkrumah brings a well-rounded, thoughtful, and personalized approach to patient care. His expertise spans complex and minimally invasive spine surgery including spinal robotics and endoscopic spine surgery.
Having attained both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees within four years at Yale University, Dr. Nkrumah earned his MD and PhD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He received a Dean’s Award at Einstein; and the David Everett Chandler Award—among numerous honors—at Yale. He did two years of residency in otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital before moving to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA where he completed his neurological surgery residency. He then went on to complete his fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA.