Arthur L. Day, MD
Professor and Co-Chair
Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Dr. Arthur L. Day is a fellowship-trained and board-certified neurosurgeon with specific expertise in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery. He also specializes in the microsurgical treatment of brain tumors and in minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Dr. Day was awarded his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He completed his internship training in Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his neurological surgery residency and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.
Before joining the UTHealth Neurosciences, Dr. Day practiced at the University of Florida for 25 years, ultimately rising to the positions of professor, co-chair and program director of the Department of Neurosurgery. In 2002, he moved to Boston to assume a position as a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and program director and chair of the department of Neurological Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was also director of the Cerebrovascular Center and the Neurological Sports Injury Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Day has held leadership positions in many medical professional societies, including serving as president of the Society of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as well as chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the Joint Section of Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He served on the Residency Review Committee for Neurosurgery and is now chair of the Committee for Advanced Subspecialty Training of the Society of Neurological Surgeons. He has been named multiple times to Best Doctors in America.
Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1972
University of Florida College of Medicine , 1977
University of Florida College of Medicine , 1978
Dr. Day Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Neurosciences–Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2800
Houston, TX 77030