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Pediatric Neurosurgeon


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My Approach to Care

"Because I work in a high-risk specialty of medicine, I consider communicating with and educating families to be especially important. We may not always agree, but if we can reach a level of mutual trust and confidence, we are more likely to be pleased with the results. I always hope for and work hard to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patients whose care is entrusted to me."

  • Education & Training

    Medical School: University of Minnesota School of Medicine

    Residency: Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

    Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Memorial Medical Center, Chicago

    Board Certification(s): American Board of Neurological Surgery, American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

  • Professional Organizations

    American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Research & Publications

    My research areas are congenital spinal anomalies, spina bifida/tethered spinal cord, birth brachial plexus injuries, and pediatric neurotrauma. PubMed ID: mpartington Link to publications:
  • Interests & Activities

    I enjoy walking, reading and book collecting. I also play golf badly.

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