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Dr. John Dorman, West Texas Neurosurgery

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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 am

   John Dorman, MD is a Native Texan and has been practicing neurosurgery at West Texas Neurosurgery in Midland and Odessa since 2004. Dr. Dorman is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and practices at Midland Memorial Hospital and Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.  He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and then attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He is currently serving as Post Chief of Staff at Midland Memorial Hospital where he was Chief of Staff from January of 2013 – January of 2014.   

Dr. Dorman has an amazing staff and warm atmosphere to ensure every patient feels comfortable because patient care is his upmost concern. Dr. Dorman, along with his Nurse Practitioner Andrew Allbright, see every single patient personally assuring each patient receives the best possible care from an elite team. West Texas Neurosurgery is operating out of a beautiful new office located in the MCH Health and Wellness Center on Hwy 191 and Faudree Road which is convenient for both Midland and Odessa patients.   

At West Texas Neurosurgery, Dr. Dorman specializes in the treatment of a variety of neurosurgical conditions. Among the most common are neck and back surgery which include cervical, thoracic and lumbar discectomies. He also performs procedures for brain tumors, aneurysms as well as intracranial hemorrhages. Although every patient’s recovery time is different, Dr. Dorman will be there throughout the entire process.   

Dr. Dorman is not only an accomplished neurosurgeon, he is also incredibly innovative and is always working to improve himself. He has several patents on surgical instruments including one for a medical dialator.   

Dr. Dorman, however, is not all work and no play. He is a proud father of 4 amazing children, a devoted husband to his wife Melissa as well as a man of tremendous faith. He thoroughly enjoys playing golf, computer programming, playing the drums and piano, and especially spending time with his family.

For more information on West Texas Neurosurgery and Dr. Dorman, please visit their website at http://westtexasneuro.com/dr-dorman or call (432) 580-4700.

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