Todd B. Abel, M.D.
Dr. Todd B. Abel joined our team in 2005 after serving three years as a neurosurgeon in the US Air Force. He is a board certified neurosurgeon and associated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center and East Tennessee Children's Hospital. He is also a clinical instructor at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine.
Dr. Abel earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed his residency at Indiana University. His special interests are in spine surgery and tethered cord syndrome, and has completed research, presentations and published writing on these topics. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Abel's military background brings a new perspective to our practice.
Joshua A. Miller, M.D.
Dr. Joshua Miller is a board certified neurosurgeon who joined Neurosurgical Associates in 2006 after completing his residency training at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He earned his medical degree at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Miller is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville and is affiliated with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Miller received specialized training in the treatment of both benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors. He also is trained in many advanced spinal surgery techniques such as artificial disc replacement and minimally invasive lumbar fusion. Other clinical interests include trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformations and peripheral nerve disorders. Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeon, North American Spine Society, Tennessee Neurosurgical Society, Tennessee Medical Association and Knoxville Academy of Medicine.
Michael T. Walsh, M.D.
Dr. Michael Walsh is a board certified neurosurgeon who graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his training in neurosurgery at the University of Vermont, where he received instruction in general neurosurgery and had the opportunity to learn advanced spinal surgery techniques from leaders in both neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery disciplines. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Skull Base Neurosurgery under Dr. William Couldwell, one of the world leaders in Skull Base Tumor and Vascular Neurosurgery. Following this, he was selected to tour Japan where he learned further advanced cranial techniques with the internationally renowned Dr. Takanori Fukushima.
Dr. Walsh is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and is the Director of Neuro-Oncology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. His research interests include medical augmented reality, 3D printing, and the use of wearable technology such as Google Glass in healthcare. He has authored multiple articles for peer-reviewed journals and has given presentations at national and international conferences. He has active collaborations with the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering and with Oak Ridge National Labs. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Tennessee Neurosurgical Society, the Tennessee Medical Association and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine.
His clinical interests include brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, pituitary tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, stereotactic radiosurgery, neuro-endoscopy, and spine surgery.
Jennifer G. Savage, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Gentry Savage is a board eligible neurological surgeon and is fellowship trained in pediatric neurosurgery. She has joined Neurosurgical Associates in September 2014. Currently, Dr. Savage is associated with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Dr. Savage earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. She completed her residency at University of Texas Health Science Center and her fellowship at University of Indiana School of Medicine. Dr. Savage’s writing has been published in books, journals, and abstract pieces. She is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgery. Neurosurgical Associates is proud to have her as a member of our staff.
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