Neurosurgeon: Russ Nockels, MD | Loyola Medicine

Russ Nockels, MD

Russ Nockels, MD

Neurological Surgery


Languages Spoken

Patient Ratings
4.7 / 5 (107 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Surgery

About Dr. Nockels


Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
New York University Medical Center - Neurological Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Industry Funding for Neurosurgery Research Prabhu, V. C.; Nockels, R. P.; Anderson, D. E., World neurosurgery
  • Reversible postoperative blindness caused by bilateral status epilepticus amauroticus following thoracolumbar deformity correction: case report Ibrahim, T. F.; Sweis, R. T.; Nockels, R. P., Journal of neurosurgery.Spine
  • The multiple benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery: results comparing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and posterior lumbar fusion. Starkweather, A. R.; Witek-Janusek, L.; Nockels, R. P.; Peterson, J.; Mathews, H. L., Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
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  • Occipitocervical fusion with rigid internal fixation: long-term follow-up data in 69 patients. Nockels, R. P.; Shaffrey, C. I.; Kanter, A. S.; Azeem, S.; York, J. E., Journal of Neurosurgery Spine
  • Effect of prone positioning systems on hemodynamic and cardiac function during lumbar spine surgery: an echocardiographic study. Dharmavaram, S.; Jellish, W. S.; Nockels, R. P.; Shea, J.; Mehmood, R.; Ghanayem, A.; Kleinman, B.; Jacobs, W., Spine
  • Immune function pain, and psychological stress in patients undergoing spinal surgery., Starkweather, A. R.; Witek-Janusek, L.; Nockels, R. P.; Peterson, J.; Mathews, H. L., Spine
  • Thoracic intramedullary cavernous malformation with posttraumatic hematomyelia: case report and literature review. Armstrong, M. J.; Hacein-Bey, L.; Schneck, M. J.; Nockels, R. P.; Biller, J., Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Dynamic stabilization in the surgical management of painful lumbar spinal disorders Nockels, R. P., Spine
  • Obliteration of a tentorial dural arteriovenous fistula causing spinal cord myelopathy using the cranio-orbito zygomatic approach. Pannu, Y.; Shownkeen, H.; Nockels, R. P.; Origitano, T. C., Surgical neurology