Douglas J. Long, MD, FACS

Douglas J. Long,

A native of Alma, Nebraska, Doug Long joined Midwest Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists in 1990. Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Long specializes in neuro-oncology and spinal surgery including instrumentation, treating both adults and children. Currently, he is a clinical assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, having served as past chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and past president of the medical staff office at Methodist Hospital. Dr. Long continues to serve on a wide range of hospital committees in Omaha.

Dr. Long is a member of the skull-base team treating complex tumors involving specialists in the field of neuro-otology, head and neck cancer, and plastic/reconstructive surgery. He established and chairs the Neuro-Oncology Conference at the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center for brain tumor patients, complex tumors of the spine, and endoscopic endonasal approach to pituitary disorders.

In addition, Dr. Long is the director of the Gamma Knife Center (Stereotactic Radiosurgery) at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, treating brain tumors, vascular malformation, and trigeminal neuralgia. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Midwest Neurosurgery & Spine Specialists
8005 Farnam Drive
Suite 305
Omaha, NE 68114 
Phone: (402) 398-9243
Fax: (402) 398-9253 


University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska, September 1975 - May 1979

Medical School
University of Nebraska School of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska, September 1979 - May 1983

University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Columbia, Missouri, July 1983 - June 1984

General Surgery:
University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Columbia, Missouri, July 1984 - June 1985

Neurosurgery Residency:
Neurosurgery Resident, July 1985 - June 1989
Chief Resident of Neurosurgery, July 1989 – June 1990
University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Columbia, Missouri 

Board Certified, The American Board of Neurological Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons