Brian A. O'Shaughnessy, MD

Dr. O'Shaughnessy received a dual degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Chemical Physics from the University of Florida. In 2002, he received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. O'Shaughnessy completed advanced training in adult and pediatric reconstructive spinal surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is married and the father of three children.


Washington University Medical Center, Adult and Pediatric
Spinal Deformity Surgery, St. Louis, MO (2008-2009)

Medical School

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL


Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Neurosurgery; Intra-residency Fellowship: Complex and Reconstructive Spinal Surgery


Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (2007)
State of Tennessee Medical License
State of Missouri Medical License

Awards and Honors

Finalist, Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper, 15th
annual International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques (IMAST), Hong Kong, China. (2008)
Finalist, Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper, 14th
annual International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques (IMAST), Bahamas. (2007)
Second author on the abstract that won the William H.
Sweet Young Investigator Award, Joint Section on Pain,
American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress
of Neurological Surgeons. (2004)
Recognized by Alumni Relations and Graduate Medical
Education at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of
Medicine for excellence in teaching medical students.
Sel[MSF]ected by the members of the University of Miami
School of Medicine's Class of 2002 to be the Student
Speaker at the annual medical school commencement
ceremony. (2002)
Awarded graduation from the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences, University of Florida with magna cum laude
distinction and induction into Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ)
honor society. (1998)
Undergraduate Research Achievement Award, College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research
Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. (1998)