Uzma Samadani, M.D., PhD, FACS, FAANS

Specializing in:


  • Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology and English Literature – University of Wisconsin, 1991
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry – University of Illinois, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Illinois, 1999
  • Surgery Intern Physician – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Neurosurgery Resident Physician – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Neurosurgery Chief Resident – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • William P Van Wagenen Fellow – Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of the University of Gottingen, Germany
  • Complex Spine Fellowship – Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons Certification

Memberships, Directorships, Boards, Additional Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Minnesota, 2016 – present
  • Research Faculty, Graduate Program in Neurosciences, 2017 – present
  • ThinkFirst Foundation
  • Section on Trauma and CRitical Care AANS/CNS, Executive Committee
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Fellow
  • Women in Neurosurgery, Executive Committee 
  • Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors – Rising Stars, Neurology/Sleep Medicine, 2017-2018
US Neurosurgery Associates
Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology

4225 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55422

Dr. Samadani is a neurosurgeon with US Neurosurgery Associates, located at MCN’s Golden Valley office.
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