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  • Name: Cormac O. Maher, MD
    Address: 1522 Newport Creek Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    Country: United States of America
    Telephone: (734) 369-4254
    Membership Status: Active

    Cormac O. Maher, M.D. is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan where he also serves as the Program Director for the neurosurgery residency as well as department Vice-Chair for Clinical Research, Quality and Safety. Dr. Maher was born in Dublin, Ireland and moved to the United States at the age of 3. He spent most of his childhood in Baltimore, Maryland and Atlanta, Georgia. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following residency, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts for training in pediatric neurosurgery as the Shillito fellow at Boston Children's Hospital under the direction of R. Michael Scott, M.D. After completion of his training at Boston Children's Hospital, he completed fellowship training in cerebrovascular neurosurgery under the direction of Arthur L. Day, M.D at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Maher joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 2006 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2011 and Professor with tenure in 2016. Dr. Maher currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. He has served as a director, secretary and treasurer of the Accreditation Council for Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships and is currently the ACPNF chairperson. He is a member of the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. He has made over 200 presentations of his work at national medical meetings. Dr. Maher is a diplomat of both the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. His clinical practice focuses on the surgical treatment of children as well as adults with congenital anomalies such as Chiari Malformation and tethered spinal cord as well as children with arteriovenous malformations, Moyamoya disease, cavernous malformations, brain tumors, spinal dysraphism, tethered spinal cord, and hydrocephalus. Cormac, his wife Maya, and their 3 children, Caroline, Oliver, and Evelyn live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.