Daniel L. Barrow
2010, San Francisco
Daniel Louis Barrow, MD, graduated magna cum laude from Westminster College and received his medical degree from Southern Illinois
University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship and neurosurgical residency at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals and obtained his neurology training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Upon completing his neurosurgical residency, he completed a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and obtained
additional training at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the MBNA/Bowman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery
and Director of the Emory Stroke Center at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Barrow has authored more than 250 scientific articles and chapters in medical
textbooks. He has authored or edited fourteen monographs, including a major
textbook of neurosurgery, The Practice of Neurosurgery. He has been a visiting
professor at major universities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His
research interests have focused on cerebrovascular disease and stroke.
Throughout his career in medicine, he has won many awards, including induction
into the honorary medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha. In 1997, Dr. Barrow
received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Southern Illinois University School
of Medicine, and in 1998, he received the Alumni Achievement Award from
Dr. Barrow has been active in organized neurosurgery, holding a variety of
leadership and editorial positions. He was on the Executive Committee of the CNS from 1989 – 2001 and served as Scientific Program Committee Chairman (1991), Annual Meeting Committee Chairman (1992), Secretary (1992-1995), and President (1999-2000). He was President of the Georgia Neurosurgical Society and member of the AANS/CNS Washington Committee. Dr. Barrow has been on the editorial boards of Clinical Neurosurgery, NEUROSURGERY, Neurosurgical Consultations, Neurologia Medico Chirurgica, The Journal of the Korean Neurosurgical Society; has co-edited Contemporary Neurosurgery (1985-1995); edited Perspectives in Neurological Surgery (1989-1992); and chaired the AANS Publications Committee. He is a Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and currently serves as Secretary of the Board.
Dr. Barrow is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, and other outdoor sporting activities. He is married to Mollie Winston Barrow, a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon. They live in Atlanta and have three children – Emily (age 21), Jack (age 19), and Tom (age 17).