Douglas J. Long, MD, FACS


Douglas J. Long,
MD, FACS

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.

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 Surgery. 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, FACS


John S. Treves,
BS, MS, MD

John S. Treves BS, MS, MD, FACS 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. 

Mark J. Puccioni, MD


Mark J.
Puccioni, MD

An Omaha native, Mark Puccioni joined Midwest Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists after completing his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2001. Dr. Puccioni earned his Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from Creighton University in 1991 and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s medical school program in 1995, completing his general surgery internship at UNMC in 1996.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery, he specializes 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 and the American Epilepsy Society.

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 certified 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. Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Bowdino is a clinical assistant professor for Neurosurgery at UNMC and is currently the Secretary/Treasurer for Surgery at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha (having previously served as the Vice-Chairman for Surgery at Lakeside). 

Keith R. Lodhia, MD, MS


Keith R.
Lodhia, MD, MS

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 Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in biological sciences at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln before entering medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, graduating summa cum laude as class valedictorian.

Dr. Lodhia practices general neurosurgery encompassing the brain, spine and peripheral nerves with an emphasis in spinal surgery, having particular expertise in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Areas of research include spinal surgery, tumors of the spine, and brain hemorrhages. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and is board certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery.

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.