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Laurie Ackerman, MD, Neurosurgery, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health University Hospital


Neurosurgery Indianapolis, IN

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Neurocritical Care

Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

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  • Dr. Laurie Ackerman is a neurosurgeon in Indianapolis, IN and is affiliated Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. She received her medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice 20 years. She specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and neurocritical care and is experienced in pediatric neurosurgery and neurosurgical trauma and critical care.

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineFellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1997 - 2003
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1997 - 2004
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric Neurological SurgeryPediatric Neurosurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Research Fellow - Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation American Associateion of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Pediatric Pontine Cavernous Malformations: The Presigmoid, Posterior Petrosal Approach  
    Charles G Kulwin, Laurie L Ackerman, Troy D Payner, Rick F Nelson, Daniel H Fulkerson, Operative Neurosurgery

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