Gregory Heuer, MD/PhD

Gregory Heuer, MD/PhD

Member type: Individual surgeon

Specialty: Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, United States of America



Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, United States of America

Conditions Treated

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Craniofacial
  • Peripheral Nerve

Equipment used

  • Drill
  • Microinstruments
  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • MRI
  • CT


Dr. Gregory Heuer was born and raised in Prior Lake, Minnesota. He studied Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Minnesota and then received his MD and PhD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Heuer completed his neurosurgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. He holds the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery and is the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Director and the Director of Prenatal and Neonatal Neurosurgery. Dr. Heuer has a broad interest in all areas of pediatric neurosurgery and a particular interest in improving outcomes of children suffering from conditions discovered before birth and shortly after birth. These conditions include hydrocephalus, lipomyelomeingoceles, meningoceles, and myelomeningoceles.

Further Information

Languages Spoken

  • English
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