Mark Dougherty, MD

Medical school: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Duke University

Hometown: Austin, TX

“‘At Iowa, you WILL learn to operate, whether you like it or not’ – this was said to me on my interview day, and was a big selling point. Strong research mentorship. Challenging but non-malignant environment, with good resident autonomy, in a place that’s easy to live.”

Clinical and research interests

  • Skull base surgery
  • Benign/low grade tumors
  • Novel surgical techniques
  • Functional neurosurgery

Selected publications

Article: Predictors of Reduced Opioid Use with Spinal Cord Stimulation in Patients with Chronic Opioid Use
Journal: Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface