Meet The Doctors Performing Brain Surgery Live

Video highlights from Brain Surgery Live

The team includes three top neurosurgeons

Originally founded nearly 150 years ago, UH Case Medical Center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is nationally ranked by US News & World Report in nine adult specialties, including neurology and neurosurgery.

Meet three of the top neurosurgeons at UH Case Medical Center who will be performing this cutting-edge operation in the live broadcast: 

Dr. Jonathan Miller

Dr. Jonathan Miller is director at the Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, UH Case Medical Center. He is also an associate professor and vice chair for educational affairs, Department of Neurosurgery, Case Western Reserve University. Miller is board certified in neurologic surgery, and his special interests include neuromodulation, epilepsy surgery, DBS, movement disorders, neuropathic pain, cognitive/mood disorders, drug delivery, peripheral nerve surgery and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Jennifer Sweet

Dr. Jennifer Sweet is the assistant professor, neurosurgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a neurosurgeon who works with Dr. Miller at UH Case Medical Center in the functional and restorative neurosurgical area. Her other special interests include neuromodulation, DBS for movement disorders and psychiatric disorders, pain stimulation, drug delivery, traumatic brain injury and peripheral nerve disorders.

Dr. Benjamin Walter

Dr. Benjamin Walter is director of the Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center, and medical director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at UH Case Medical Center. He is an associate professor of neurology at Case Western Reserve University and is board certified in neurology. His special interests include DBS, dystonia, functional MRI, movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease and tremors.

Brain Surgery Live airs Monday 26 October at 12.00pm AEDT/2.00pm NZDT with an encore at 8.30pm AEDT/NZDT.

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