Physician Spotlight

John Dorman, MD

John Dorman, MD


Dr. John Dorman grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated cum laude from Baylor University with a bachelor of science degree in biology. While at Baylor University, Dr. Dorman received the Presidential Scholarship. He then attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas graduating in 1994. While in medical school, he received several awards including the Alpha Omega Alpha research scholarship and the Ivan Bruce Memorial Award. For his research, he also received an NIH grant during his second year of medical school.

After graduating medical school, Dr. Dorman completed his general surgery internship in Norfolk, Virginia as well as a two year fellowship in pediatric intensive care in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Dorman completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Dorman moved to Midland in 2004 and has practiced at Midland Memorial Hospital. He is currently chief of staff.

Dr. Dorman is a member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Texas Medical Association and Midland County Medical Society.

His neurosurgical practice consists of spinal and cranial surgery. In addition to evaluating and treating patients, Dr. Dorman advances his field through research and innovation. He has published articles in peer reviewed neurosurgical journals and has several patents for surgical devices he has invented.

When he is not working, Dr. Dorman enjoys spending time with his family, playing the drums, and traveling.

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