Paul W. Detwiler, M.D., is Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Detwiler specializes in brain, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery. His interests include spinal surgery (minimally invasive and stabilization), general neurosurgery, aneurysms, AVMs, spinal surgery, pituitary and other skull base tumors, and stereotactic radiosurgery.
“The physicians of Tyler Neurosurgical Associates are committed to excellence in providing comprehensive neurosurgical care. We work as a team with patients, families, medical facilities and payers to offer the most advanced procedures for treatment of spine, brain and peripheral nerve disorders, diseases and injuries.”
Degrees and Education
Dr. Detwiler earned his medical degree (M.D.) from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his general surgery internship at Maricopa County Hospital in Phoenix and his neurosurgical residency at the Barrow Neurosurgical Institute in Phoenix. In addition, he completed two fellowships: complex spine surgery under Dr. Volker K.H. Sonntag, and cerebrovascular and skull base tumor surgery under Dr. Robert Spetzler. Premedical education included a B.S. in chemical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia and a M.S. in chemical (biomedical) engineering from Columbia University in New York. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Clinical interests include general neurosurgery, aneurysms, AVMs, spinal surgery (minimally invasive and stabilization), pituitary and other skull tumors, and stereotactic radiosurgery (Cyberknife). Dr. Detwiler began his affiliation with Tyler Neurosurgical Associates in July 2000.
Awards and Appointments
Paul W. Detwiler, M.D. is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Smith County Medical Society, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Skull Base Society. He is also a member on the Hospital Staffs of Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler, Texas, Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, Texas and East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas