Dr. Edward Perry joined the SpineNevada team after completing fellowship training in Complex Spine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville in the Department of Neurosurgery. Fellowship training is the highest level of medical education in the U.S. Dr. Perry is a neurological spine surgeon.
Dr. Perry earned his undergraduate degree in biology at California State University in Sacramento while earning departmental honors in biological sciences. He obtained his medical degree from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and earned membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2005. He completed a residency in Neurological Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship in Complex Spinal Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, in Nashville, TN. Dr. Perry is board-eligible in Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Perry specializes in all aspects of spine surgery, including adult degenerative conditions, congenital deformities, spine trauma, spine tumors and deformity correction, including anterior, lateral and posterior spinal approaches. In addition, he has experience and interest in peripheral nerve disorders, head trauma, and brain tumors.
As a spine surgeon, he emphasizes non-surgical treatment options in advance of surgery, holding that as the last resort for patients. If surgery is necessary, Dr. Perry is also trained in the latest minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that reduce the length of the incision, the time in the hospital and the time needed for recovery. Many patients can have their surgery in the morning and be home later the same day to recover in their own home.
Dr. Perry is a 2015 Vitals Patients' Choice Award provider. This recognition is given to top performing doctors based on Vitals.com patient reviews & ratings. Based on shorter-than-average wait times to see Dr. Perry, he is also a 2015 Vitals On-Time Award winner.
Dr. Perry is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, AO Spine North America, North American Spine Society (NASS) and Washoe County Medical Society.
Undergraduate: University of California in San Diego (Political Science) and California State University in Sacramento (Biology)
Medical Degree, University of California Davis School of Medicine
Residency, Neurological Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship in Complex Spine: Department of Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Member, AO Spine North America
Member, North American Spine Society (NASS)
Member, Washoe County Medical Society
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