Dr. Arthur L. Day is Director of the Residency Program and Professor for the Department of Neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He has specific expertise in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery. He also specializes in the microsurgical treatment of brain tumors and in minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Dr. Day has held leadership positions in many medical professional societies, including serving as president of the Society of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as well as chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the Joint Section of Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He served on the Residency Review Committee for Neurosurgery and is now chair of the Committee for Advanced Subspecialty Training of the Society of Neurological Surgeons. He has been named multiple times to Best Doctors in America.
Dr. Day has received numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious Harvey Cushing Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Founders’ Laurel Award from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Medal of Honor from the Neurosurgical Society of American for his “exceptional service, lifelong dedication and meritorious accomplishments in the field of neurosurgical practice and medical education.” He has published more than 170 journal articles and book chapters, co-edited two books about neurological sports injuries, and been a visiting professor at more than 50 training programs.
Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1972
University of Florida College of Medicine , 1977
University of Florida College of Medicine , 1978