Dr. Erik K. Oberlander graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Engineering, French and Chemistry. He was one of the first American engineering students to study at the prestigious Ecole des Ponts et Chaussees in Paris, France. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and continued his training at the Medical College of Virginia, where he completed his Neurosurgical residency, and fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Oberlander also served his country as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 2003-2012.
Dr. Oberlander joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2008 and served as The Spine Hospital of Louisiana’s elected Chief of Staff from 2012-2014. He is currently the team neurosurgeon for the LSU Athletic Department and has an active interest in concussion prevention and research. He also has a strong interest in the design of medical implants and provides consulting to several manufacturers. Dr. Oberlander serves on the Marrucci Sports Medical Advisory Board and is a member of multiple professional organizations. He has been awarded the Vitals Patient Choice Award as well as the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award every year since 2011. In 2014 he was awarded the Vitals Top Ten Doctor Award.
Dr. Oberlander is board certified in neurological surgery.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Our Lady of the Lake
The NeuroMedical Center
Residency: Medical College of Virginia
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia
Internship: Medical College of Virginia
American Board of Neurological Surgery