About Our Doctors Nevan G. Baldwin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Dr. Baldwin was born and raised in Western New York where he attended public schools and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He attended medical school at the same university and graduated in 1983. He completed two internships (the first in internal medicine, the second in general surgery) at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Baldwin served for two years in the National Health Service Corps working as a primary care physician in rural Alabama. He worked as a public health physician and also provided emergency medical services for the surrounding communities. He completed his neurosurgical training at the Medical College of Virginia, the medical arm of Virginia Commonwealth University.
In 1993, Dr. Baldwin completed a full year of postgraduate fellowship training in advanced reconstructive spinal surgery and spinal cord injury medicine. World-renowned spine surgeon, Dr. Edward Benzel, directed the fellowship. Dr. Baldwin then joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico in the division of neurosurgery where he remained for eight years. During that time he helped in the training of many spine surgery fellows and neurosurgery residents.
In June of 2001, Dr. Baldwin and his family moved to Texas to join the practice at Neurosurgical Associates. His elective surgical practice is focused on surgery for disorders of the spine. He maintains active clinical interests in spinal tumors, degenerative diseases of the spine, spinal deformity, and neurotrauma.
Dr. Baldwin has served as a leader in spinal surgery. He has held several committee and elected positions in the spine specialty section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. His roles with the organization include a term as president. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, North American Spine Society, American College of Surgeons, and the Texas Medical Association. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.