Dr. Brian Miller lives and works out of Anchorage and stays physically active enjoying fishing, hunting, mountaineering, back-country and cross-country skiing as well as anything else that lets him enjoy this beautiful state year round. He is involved in the local fitness community as well and is a CrossFit trainer and weightlifting enthusiast.
He is originally from California and lived in the mountains of California for years during his medical training and that lifestyle was was drew him to Alaska. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California, his Masters Degree (MS) in Medical Education and Medical Degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine-DO) at Western University in California.
Residency training in Neurological Surgery was completed at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino County in one of the busiest trauma centers in the state. This training also included area specialty rotations at Loma Linda University Hospital, Kasier Permanente, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and Desert Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Miller then went on to complete additional training and completed an Orthopedic Spine fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at world class Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Here he received advanced training in scoliosis, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) and revision surgery of the spine (correction of previous failed surgeries). Dr. Miller is the only neurosurgeon in the state with this unique set of expertise and training.
Spine and brain surgery is a highly difficult, constantly evolving and technology driven specialty and Dr. Miller continuously attends courses and classes throughout the year to stay current with the latest technology and treatment advances.
These diverse and advanced training experiences allow Dr. Miller to provide you and your family with the best possible surgical care, balanced with the caring and compassion that you deserve.