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Robert A. McGovern III, MD


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


  • Columbia University Medical Center / New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (Neurological Surgery)


  • Cleveland Clinic, The Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH (Epilepsy Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurosurgeons - eligible
  • State of Ohio State Medical Board
  • State of Minnesota State Medical Board

Recognition and Leadership


  • AANS first place general poster category (2014)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (2009)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2009)
  • Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship (2008)
  • NIH Summer Research Fellowship (2006)
  • Trinity College Health Fellow (2003)
  • Dean's Scholar, Trinity College


  • Trainee member, American Epilepsy Society
  • Resident member, American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Resident member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Candidate member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Academic Information

Assistant Professor