Practice News

GCBS Doctors Complete Board Certifications

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine congratulates two of its physicians on their recent Board certifications:

  • John DePowell, MD, recently passed the American Board of Neurological Surgery Oral Certification Examination, completing his ABNS certification. Dr. DePowell joined Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in July 2013, following the completion of his fellowship in Complex Spinal Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. He treats patients at IU Health Methodist and IU Health Saxony in Fishers, IN.
  • Christopher M. Doran, MD, completed his certification for the American Board of Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology and Pain. Dr. Doran joined GCBS in 2009 following a fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. He practices at IU Health Methodist and IU Health West in Avon, IN.

Board certification is an important step in a physician’s professional development. It means he or she has chosen to meet the standards and requirements of the medical specialty set forth by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). To learn more about why certification matters, visit

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