Adult Neurosurgery

Richard B. Rodgers, MD

Dr. Richard B. Rodgers received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, where he also completed an internship and a residency in neurological surgery. Following residency, he was a Harvey Cushing Clinical Fellow at Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL, and completed a clinical fellowship in neurotrauma and neurocritical care. Dr. Rodgers is a board-certified neurological surgeon.
Dr. Rodgers’ abstracts and journal publications center on his areas of clinical practice and research, including minimally invasive and complex spine surgery, and spine trauma and tumors. He presents and moderates sessions at regional, national, and international conferences, and in 2014 served as course director for the Acute Care in Neurotrauma Symposium held in Indianapolis.
Dr. Rodgers is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Indiana State Medical Association, and the National Neurotrauma Association, among other groups. He serves on the executive committee for the Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. He has been a medical officer of the National Medical Disaster System since 2012.

Office Locations:

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

Hospital Locations:

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


BS with High Distinction, Biology
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Internship and Residency, Neurological Surgery
IU School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
May 2005

Harvey Cushing Clinical Fellowship, Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
Sep 2005

Appointments & Positions:

Director of Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care
IU School of Medicine

Education Director, Neurological Surgery Residency Program 
IU School of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Faculty Member, The Center for Paralysis Research, Purdue University


Licenses & Certification

Indiana State Medical License

American Board of Neurological Surgery Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification

Professional Organizations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care

American Medical Association

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Indiana State Medical Association

Indianapolis Medical Society

Neurosurgical Society of Indiana

Neurocritical Care Society

National Neurotrauma Society

Honors, Awards, Achievements:

José Biller Resident Teaching Award
IU Department of Neurological Surgery

Forty Under 40 
Indianapolis Business Journal


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