Douglas J. Long, MD, FACS


Douglas J. Long,
MD, FACS

Douglas J. Long, MD, FACS joined Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists in 1990. Board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, he specializes in Neuro-Oncology, Spinal Surgery, including Instrumentation, treating both adults and children. He is a clinical assistant professor of neurosurgery at UNMC, past chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, the past president of the medical staff office at Methodist Hospital, and serves 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 Cancer Center for brain tumor patients and complex tumors of the spine.

Stephen E. Doran, MD


Stephen E.
Doran, MD

Stephen E. Doran, MD joined Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists in 1996 after completing both his internship and residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He earned his bachelor of science degree, summa cum laude, from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, and his medical degree with high distinction from UNMC.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at UNMC. A strong advocate of personalized care and dignity for all patients, Dr. Doran's special areas of interest include spinal instrumentation, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and disorders of the spine.

John S. Treves, BS, MS, MD


John S. Treves,
BS, MS, MD

John S. Treves BS, MS, MD joined Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists in 1999. He completed his internship and neurosurgical residency at UNMC and is the first neurosurgeon to complete his entire training within Nebraska. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha during his residency. Dr. Treves earned his bachelor of science degree at UNL, followed by a master of science degree in tumor biology. He completed his medical degree at UNMC in 1993.

Dr. Treves' special areas of interest include disorders of the spine and spinal instrumentation, pediatrics, neuro-oncology and pain management. He is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at UNMC. He lectures to students and health care providers frequently and serves on surgical and statewide trauma committees. Dr. Treves provides pediatric neurosurgery coverage for UNMC.

Mark J. Puccioni, MD


Mark J.
Puccioni, MD

Mark J. Puccioni, MD joined Midwest Neurosurgery & Spine Specialists after completing his residency in neurosurgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2001. He earned his bachelor of science degree cum laude from Creighton University in 1991 and graduated from medical school in 1995, then completed his internship in general surgery in 1996 from UNMC. 

Board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and Pediatric Neurosurgeons, he specialized in both pediatric and adult neurosurgery. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Sections on the Neurosurgery of Tumors, Trauma and Critical Care and Pediatric Neurosurgery.  He is also a member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons.

Wendy J. Spangler, MD


Wendy J.
Spangler, MD

Wendy J. Spangler, MD joined Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists after completing a residency in neurological surgery and a spine fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute, in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Spangler is board eligible in neurosurgery.

Originally from Hastings, Nebraska, Dr. Spangler graduated summa cum laude as salutatorian from the University of Southern California (USC) with a bachelor of science in psychobiology. She is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Medical School. 

Bradley S. Bowdino, MD


Bradley S.
Bowdino, MD

Dr. Bradley S. Bowdino joined Midwest Neurosurgery and Spine specialists in 2005. After moving to Lincoln in 1992, he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Bowdino completed medical school 1999 and Neurosurgery Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2005.

He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of neurological surgeons, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor society. Dr. Bowdino is a clinical assistant professor for Neurosurgery training and serves as the vice-chairman for surgery at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha. 

Keith R. Lodhia, MD, MS


Keith R.
Lodhia, MD, MS

Dr. Keith Lodhia joined Midwest Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists after completing his residency in neurological surgery with a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Dr. Lodhia received a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in biological sciences at the University of Nebraska before entering medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he graduated Summa Cum Laude as class valedictorian. 

Dr. Lodhia’s research has been in spinal surgery including tumors of the spine as well as research into brain hemorrhages. He is a clinical assistant professor at UNMC. 

Guy A. Music, MD


Guy A. Music, MD

Dr. Music received his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and completed his Neurosurgical residency at UNMC. Dr. Music is interested in spinal, skullbase, peripheral nerve surgery. Dr. Music joined Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists in 2010. He is practicing full-time at our new Council Bluffs office to better serve Council Bluffs and Western Iowa. Dr. Music is a native of Vinton, IA.