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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Praveen Deshmukh, MD, is an assistant professor (CHS) in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Illinois in Peoria. Dr. Deshmukh diagnoses and treats brain tumors, carotid disease, cervical disc disease, lumbar disc disease, lumbar spine stenosis/spondylolisthesis and spinal tumors (primary and secondary). He provides peripheral nerve surgery (carpal tunnel/ulnar nerve procedures), endarterectomies and spine surgery including minimally invasive spine surgery, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, artificial cervical disc and artificial lumbar disc.



Spine Medicine

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20 S. Park Clinic
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Beloit Clinic (Beloit)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

Meriter Hospital (primary)
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurological Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Neurological Surgery
Residency University of Illinois, Peoria
Internship University of Illinois, Peoria
Medical School University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL, 1995


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Languages Spoken

English, Marathi
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Rajpal S Chanbusarakum K Deshmukh PR . Upper cervical myelopathy due to arachnoiditis and spinal cord tethering from adjacent C-2 osteomyelitis. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Jan;6(1):64-7
[PubMed ID: 17233294]
Witwer BP Moftakhar R Hasan KM Deshmukh P Haughton V Field A Arfanakis K Noyes J Moritz CH Meyerand ME Rowley HA Alexander AL Badie B . Diffusion-tensor imaging of white matter tracts in patients with cerebral neoplasm. J Neurosurg. 2002 Sep;97(3):568-75
[PubMed ID: 12296640]