Maxwell Boakye, MD MPH MBA Professor and Interim Director Spinal Cord Injury Center

Maxwell Boakye, MD MPH MBA FAANS FACS is Professor and Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery and Director of Quality Improvement and Interim Director of Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Center at the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Louisville. A clinician-scientist, he devotes about half of his time to outcomes and comparative effectiveness research, and spinal cord injury research. He also directs the University of Louisville spine fellowship. His spinal cord injury research focuses on discovering innovative treatments for paralysis. He is director of the Brain and spinal cord injury lab and is the lead neurosurgeon for the University of Louisville epidural stimulation research program. Dr. Boakye has published over 200 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts and coedited one spinal cord injury textbook. He has been in practice since 2003.

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Paralysis