Adult Neurosurgery

Eric A. Potts, MD

Dr. Eric A. Potts is a board-certified neurosurgeon with specialties in numerous spinal surgeries and procedures. Dr. Potts obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and then earned his doctorate at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Maryland, followed by a spine fellowship with Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group, the predecessor to Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine.
Dr. Potts focuses his practice on treatment of spinal disorders. He treats all areas of the spine: cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral. He is passionate about the use of cutting-edge techniques such as image-guided surgery and minimally invasive techniques. He is committed to quality outcomes and is an active participant in a national database, Quality Outcomes Database, from Neuropoint Alliance. He has published papers documenting the efficacy of spinal surgery.
Dr. Potts served as the treasurer of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves from 2020-2021 and is now an ex-officio member. As an innovator in the field of medical device design, he holds several patents for products that are commercially available worldwide. He is the chairman of neurosurgery at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital and is on the board of directors for Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine. He lectures nationally about cutting-edge spinal techniques.

Office Locations:

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

Hospital Locations:

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


Indiana Spine Hospital
13219 N. Meridian St.
Carmel, IN  46032


BA in Biology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN


Internship, General Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD

Residency, Neurosurgery
University of Maryland Medical Systems


Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
University of Maryland Medical Systems


Fellowship, Advanced Training in Spinal Surgery
Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group

Appointments and Positions:

Director of Spinal Surgery
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine


Director of Spinal Surgery
Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group, Inc.


Vice Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Co-Medical Director
St. Vincent Hospital Spine Center, Indianapolis, IN


Clinical Assistant Professor Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Licenses and Certification:

USMLE Step 1, Passed


USMLE Step 2, Passed


USMLE Step 3, Passed


American Board of Neurological Surgeons Written Examination, Passed

Indiana Medical License


American Board of Neurological Surgeons Oral Examination Certification


American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Maintenance of Certification

Professional Organizations:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Honors, Awards, Achievements

Top Doctor in Neurological Surgery

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.


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