Subspecialty: Radiosurgery – CyberKnife, Movement Disorders Surgery, Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgeons, American Board Pain Medicine, National Board of Medical Examiners
Residencies and Fellowships:
Internship: Medical College of Virginia Hospital
Residency: Barrow Neurosurgical Associates
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Chair, Section of Functional Stereotactic Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
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|Dr. Andrew Shetter's specialties include, but are not limited to Gamma Knife radiosurgery, stereotactic surgery, Parkinson's surgery (i.e., thalamotomy, pallidotomy, deep brain stimulators), epilepsy surgery, brain tumor, acoustic neuromas, spinal cord surgery, spinal cord stimulators, drug infusion pumps for spasticity, and several different procedures for trigeminal neuralgia.
Dr. Shetter is Board Certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He completed his residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix and obtained his fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
He is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, and is Chairman, Section of Functional Stereotactic Neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
Dr. Shetter also serves as the Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Center at Barrow. He has been involved with stereotactic neurosurgery at Barrow since 1987, and has performed more than 1,000 Gamma Knife procedures. Dr. Shetter is also trained in the use of the CyberKnife.