Physician Stories

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Goodman Campbell Welcomes Dr. Daniel P. Gibson!

Dr. Gibson was born in the Ivory Coast, West Africa to missionary parents and raised in Birmingham, AL. His mother inspired him to go to medical school after achieving her lifelong dream of becoming a doctor at the age of 50. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia where he studied Comparative Literature, graduating with high honors. […]


Goodman Campbell Welcomes Dr. Vincent J. Alentado!

Dr. Vincent Alentado obtained his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine with honors in research. He went on to complete his residency in neurosurgery at Indiana University. After completing a complex spinal surgery fellowship, he has joined Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine as a neurosurgeon specializing in complex spinal disorders. When starting medical school, Dr. Alentado planned to specialize […]


Celebrating the Career of Dr. John A. Scott

After dedicating over 3 decades of his life to the patients and colleagues of Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, Dr. John Scott officially retired February 15th and is now ready to enjoy family and travel. Dr. Scott started work at IU Hospital after completing his fellowship at NYU (1985) before being recruited by Drs. Goodman and Horner […]


Welcome to Goodman Campbell Dr. Vikas Parmar!

Goodman Campbell’s ProHealth Care location in Wisconsin has added another physician, Dr. Vikas Parmar. Dr. Parmar completed a 7 year accelerated, combined physician-scientist degree program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, graduating with a distinction in research. Following this, he completed a neurosurgical residency and spine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Parmar will specialize in spinal surgery. His […]


Welcome to Goodman Campbell Dr. Michael R. Jones!

Dr. Michael R. Jones joined Goodman Campbell on July 1st and will work at the Goodman Campbell ProHealth Care location in Wisconsin. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his MD at Tulane University. He completed his neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University. Dr. Jones specializes in spinal surgery. He first became […]


Goodman Campbell Welcomes Dr. Kushal Shah!

Dr. Shah joined Goodman Campbell on June 1. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Missouri- Kansas City and a neurosurgical residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Following residency he completed a fellowship with Goodman Campbell focusing on skull base surgery, neurosurgical oncology and vascular neurosurgery before returning to work at […]


Tissue Samples From Surgery May Offer Hope in the Treatment of Epilepsy

Goodman Campbell pediatric neurosurgeon, Jodi Smith works to advance epilepsy research in the study: Electrophysiological Analysis of Epileptogenic Tissue. Epilepsy, a common neurological disorder of childhood, affects between 0.5 to 1.0% of the population in the US and Canada, with up to 50% of these cases occurring before 5 years of age. Scientists know that […]


Remembering Dr. Michael Turner

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine retired physician, Dr. Michael (Mike) Turner passed away on November 11, 2021 after a remarkably courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.  For those who knew him, his bravery, strength and endurance throughout this battle was a testament to the character he showed throughout a remarkable life. Dr. Turner was born in […]


Treating Veterans with the Next Generation of Neurosurgeons

People who’ve served in the U.S. military often face health issues most American citizens do not.

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