Stephen Haines, MD, FACS

Stephen Haines, MD, FRCS, FAANS


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Benign intracranial tumors
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Skull-base surgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Oxford University, Cambridge, England

Other Education

  • Bachelor's Degree - Mathematics and Social Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2013, 2016-2019)
  • Best Doctors in America (2004-2013)
  • Patients' Choice Award (2008-2009)
  • Honorary Member, American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons (ASPN) (2008)


  • Lyle A. French Chair, Department Head
  • President, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (1995-1996)
  • President, Neurosurgical Society of America (2013-2014)

Academic Information


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