Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Nathaniel P. Brooks, MD

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Medicine
Nathaniel P. Brooks, MD


Dr. Brooks is an associate professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. His primary practice locations are at University Hospital and East Madison Hospital. He specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the spine, including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors and spine trauma. He also has extensive training in minimally invasive spine surgery (including endoscopic spine surgery), complex spine surgery, spine tumor surgery and spine deformity.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Neurological Surgery
    Medical School
    • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    • Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute, Cleveland, OH
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Adult Deformity (Scoliosis)
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    • Degenerative Spine Disease
    • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
    • Foraminal Stenosis
    • Herniated Disc
    • Lateral Recess Stenosis
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Myelopathy
    • Radiculopathy
    • Revision Spine Surgery
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spinal Tumors
    • Spine Deformity Surgery (Adult)
    • Spine Disc Replacement (Arthroplasty)
    • Spine Fractures
    • Spine Surgery
    • Spondylolisthesis

    Research and publications

    Dr. Brooks' research interests include spine surgery outcomes, sports-related spine injuries, brain injury and spinal cord injury and minimally invasive spine surgery.