Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Wendell B. Lake, MD

  • Neurosurgery

About

Dr. Lake is a neurosurgeon at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Neurological Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Lake completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics followed by a fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He specializes in functional neurosurgery, epilepsy and movement disorders including deep brain stimulation (DBS) and Parkinson’s disease.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Neurological Surgery
    Medical School
    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
    Fellowships

    Functional Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

    Residencies
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
    Internships
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

    Specialties

    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Chiari malformations
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Head Trauma
    • Hydrocephalus (Adult)
    • Intraoperative MRI (iMRI)
    • Intrathecal Drug Pumps
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
    • Movement Disorders
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pain Syndromes
    • Spasticity
    • Spine Trauma
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia