Dr. Harlan Bruner
Fellowship-trained Spine Surgeon
Dr. Harlan Bruner earned his bachelors degree and medical degree at Columbia University in New York. He completed and Internship in the Department of General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and a Residency in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Bruner furthered his training by completing a Fellowship in Spine Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at Medical College of Wisconsin. His professional experience includes serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
Dr. Bruner has also served as Staff Neurosurgeon at Park Nicollet, Methodist Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. He has been involved in various research studies including Biomechanical and biomaterials studies in human cadaveric spines at Medical Hospital of Wisconsin and the creation of a comprehensive outcomes database for neurosurgical patient at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Bruner is a contributor to various publications, including a chapter in “Timing of Decompression Surgery for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Patient with an Incomplete Myelopathy: Non-emergent Surgery”, in Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management: 3rd Edition.