Adult Neurosurgery

Charles G. Kulwin, MD

Charles G. Kulwin, MD, is a practicing neurosurgeon with Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine. His practice has a special focus on complex cranial conditions and neurosurgical diseases, as well as numerous spine disorders. Dr. Kulwin graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and also earned membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He then completed his neurosurgical residency with the Indiana University Department of Neurosurgery, followed by a cerebrovascular and skull base fellowship with Troy Payner, MD at Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine.

His clinical research interests include surgical treatment of stroke, neurotrauma, tumors and vascular lesions of the brain and spine, minimally invasive and subcortical cranial surgery, degenerative spine conditions, and neurosurgical education. Dr. Kulwin is a board-certified neurological surgeon.

In his free time, Dr. Kulwin enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and squash, and running.

Office Locations:

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine – Carmel
13345 Illinois St.
Carmel, IN 46032

Hospital Locations:

St. Vincent Indianapolis
2001 W. 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Education:

BA
Harvard University
2006

MD
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
2010

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
Residency
2010-2016

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
Cerebrovascular/Skull Base Fellow
2017

Licenses & Certification:

Indiana Medical License

American Board of Neurological Surgery – 2020

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Honors, Awards, Achievements:

Association for Academic Surgery Student Research Award for Outstanding Performance in Research in the General Field of Surgery
University of Chicago
2010

Peter Huttenlocher and Douglas Buchanan Prize in Neurology
University of Chicago
2010

Leon O. Jacobson Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Basic Science Investigation at the 64th Annual Senior Scientific Session by a non-PhD
University of Chicago
2010

Keller Lectureship Best Research Presentation
University of Cincinnati, Department of Neurosurgery
2013

Paul Nelson Award for Excellence in Teaching
Indiana University, Department of Neurological Surgery
2016

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