Benjamin J. Bixenmann, MD, FAANS
Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Dr. Bixenmann specializes in surgery of the spine, brain, and peripheral nerves at The Nebraska Neurosurgery Group, LLC
Dr. Bixenmann grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and graduated from Pius X High School in 2001. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree from Hillsdale College in 2005 graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Dr. Bixenmann received his Doctorate of Medicine, with High Distinction, in 2009 at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE. He completed a neurological surgery residency at the Mayfield Clinic and University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 2015.
Dr. Bixenmann is on staff at the various Lincoln hospitals and also provides neurosurgical consultation in the Lincoln office as well as multiple outreach clinics across Southeast and Central Nebraska. His operative interests include minimally invasive surgical treatment of all spine problems, surgical and radiosurgery treatment of brain tumors, surgical treatment of brain aneurysms and carotid stenosis, surgical treatment of nerve pain including carpal tunnel and trigeminal neuralgia, and management of traumatic brain injury and concussion.
Dr. Bixenmann has been involved in medical and scientific research throughout the course of his training receiving multiple research awards and publications in both national and international peer reviewed medical journals. His awards include the 2005 Marsden award for most outstanding senior research from Hillsdale College, 2007 University of Nebraska Medical Center department of Internal Medicine’s student research award and the 2014 Ellen and Stewart B. Dunsker, MD award for most outstanding clinical research. He has also been recognized by Cincinnati Magazine in their 2015 Top Doctors issue for his innovative research on the diagnosis and management of athletic concussions. http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/top-doctors-archive/cell-layers-retina-can-reveal-brain-swelling/