Adult Neurosurgery

Eric M. Horn, PhD, MD

Eric M. Horn, MD, PhD, obtained his doctoral degree in neuroscience from the University of Illinois and his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical Scholars program. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ. He also completed subspecialty fellowships in complex spinal neurosurgery and spinal trauma at the Barrow Neurological Institute under Drs. Volker Sonntag, MD, and Nicholas Theodore, MD. He came to Indiana to practice with Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine.

In addition to his teaching and clinical practice, Dr. Horn is collaborating with neuroscientists on research studies that will lead to novel treatments for brain and spinal cord injuries. His numerous peer-reviewed publications appear in clinical and scientific journals.

Dr. Horn’s clinical interests include outpatient spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine conditions, spine tumors, degenerative spine disorders, and spine trauma. 

Dr. Horn is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, the American Medical Association, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Indiana State Medical Association, among others. From 2015-2018, his peers awarded him as a Top Doctor in Neurological Surgery in Indianapolis Monthly.

Office Locations:

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

Avon
5250 E US-36
Building 600
Ste 620
Avon, IN 46123

Hospital Locations:

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

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

Education:

BS, Physiology
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
1992

PhD, Neuroscience
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
2000

MD
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
2000

Internship, Surgery
Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Phoenix, AZ
2001

Fellowship, Spinal Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
Spinal Trauma
2003, 2005

Residency, Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
2007

Appointments & Positions:

Neurosurgeon
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
2008–present

Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center at Indiana University School of Medicine

Clinical Investigator
Indiana University Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Group
2009–present

Clinical Assistant Professor Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
2020-present

Licenses & Certifications

Arizona State Medical License
2007–present

Indiana State Medical License
2007–present

American Board of Neurological Surgery
2011–present

Professional Organizations

Society for Neuroscience American Medical Association

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological

Arizona Neurosurgical Society

Indiana State Medical Association

Indianapolis Medical Society

North American Spine Society

Honors, Awards, Achievements

José Biller Staff Teaching Award
Indiana University
2008

Indiana Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Center, State of Indiana (House Bill #1244)
Co-Director
2007–present

Specialties

Top Procedures

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