Paul Penar, MD

Paul Penar, MD

Neurosurgery Burlington, VT

Professor, Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Office Address

  • 111 Colchester Avenue
    Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 5
    Burlington, VT 05401
    Phone: (802) 847-4590
    Fax: (802) 847-3807

Paul Penar, MD

Neurosurgery Burlington, VT

Professor, Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine


  • Vice Chair - Quality, Department of Surgery
    ACS/AANS Health Policy Scholar 2013-14
    AANS/CNS Quality Improvement Workgroup
    National Quality Forum Health Professions Council
    State of Vermont Clinical Utilization Review Board
    UVM Healthcare Management Business Education Program
    Heller School, Brandeis University, Leadership Program in Health Policy & Mgt

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: General Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Pituitary Surgery, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Clinical Interests: Stereotactic And Functional Neurosurgery; Radiosurgery; Brain Neoplasms; Cultured Tumor Cells; Neoplasm Invasiveness; Brain; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Glioblastoma

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • University of Michigan Medical SchoolUniversity of Michigan Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • VT State Medical LicenseVT State Medical License1988 - 2016
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
    • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
    • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons

    Publications & Presentations


    Grant Support

    • A Computerized Mathematical Model Of The Intracranial CompartmentNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      1991 - 1992

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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