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Carilion Clinic's Neurosurgery Team

Established in 2003, Carilion Clinic's neurosurgery program has been growing rapidly over the years and is now proud to serve our patients with a team of six highly experienced, board certified neurosurgeons, seven resident neurosurgeons, four specialized physician assistants, and three nurse practitioners.

All of Carilion's neurosurgeons trained at the best institutions in the country and our four senior surgeons collectively have more than 100 years of practice experience.

Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery Team:

Gary R. Simonds, M.D., Chief

Zev Elias, M.D.

John C. Fraser, M.D.

Lisa Apfel, M.D.

Edgar N. Weaver, Jr., M.D.

Portia S. Tomlinson, PA-C

Amy Ostermann, PA-C

Mia T. Anglin, PA

Lauren E. Goater-Mathis, PA

Valerie L. Abbott, NP

Kimberly L. Furrow, NP

Jessica S. Conley, FNP