Neurovascular SurgeryOur team of vascular neurosurgeons diagnose, treat, and manage all vascular diseases and disorders of the brain, including carotid artery stenosis, intracerebral aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, and stroke. In addition to providing clinical expertise, our access to the latest research findings and state-of-the-art facilities and imaging services enables us to consistently improve patient outcomes and the overall patient experience.

William T. Couldwell, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Couldwell specializes in Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Brain Aneurysms, Skull Base Surgery, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Trauma and Neuro Critical Care. William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah. He has served as Director of the American Board of Neurological S... Read More

Joel D. MacDonald, M.D.

Joel MacDonald specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Head Trauma and Neuro Critical Care.... Read More

Fumisuke Matsuo, M.D.

Fumisuke Matsuo, MD is a long-time faculty member of the Department of Neurology. His main expertise as a clinical electroencephalographer is to develop and evaluate clinical neurophysiological testings in the assessment of episodic neurobehavior symptoms, and application to separating epileptic seizures from non-epileptic events. Recent research ... Read More

Min S. Park, M.D.

Dr. Park specializes in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, neuro-interventional radiology, stroke, brain tumors, brain aneurysms, brain vascular malformations and fistulas, head trauma, neuro critical care, hydrocephalus, skull base surgery and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Park is a neurosurgeon who comes to University of Utah Health ... Read More

Richard H. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Schmidt specializes in the neurosurgical treatment of cranial disorders including brain tumors, meningiomas, aneurysms and vascular malformations, Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus, head trauma and critical care problems. Dr. Schmidt has been a cerebral vascular neurosurgeon at the University of Utah since 1993, providing comprehensive care o... Read More

Phil Taussky, M.D.

Phil Taussky, MD was born in Basel, Switzerland, where he earned his MD degree at the University of Basel. During his residency at the Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland, he was also one of the team physicians for the Swiss National ice-hockey team. After his residency he completed a skull base/cerebrovascular fellowship at the University of Utah and... Read More

University Campus/Research Park

Clinical Neurosciences Center 175 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 585-7575
Aneurysm Patient Plays Tennis 2 Weeks After Surgery

Aneurysm Patient Plays Tennis 2 Weeks After Surgery

The emergency room physician had good news for retired Marine officer Darrell Parkin: the head pain that brought him to his local hospital in Bountiful, Utah wasn’t a stroke. However, Darrell would need additional testing to uncover the source of his pain, so he chose to go to University of Utah Hospital for an MRI. N...

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