Caetano Coimbra, MD, MSc, FACS


Dr Coimbra

Director, Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Center
Medical City Dallas Hospital, 2010- present

Co-Director, Baylor Skull Base Center
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, 2006- present

Neurological Surgery Residency
New York University Medical Center, 1985-1992

Neurology Fellowship
Radcliff Infirmary, Oxford University, 1989

Skull Base Fellowship
University of Cincinnati, 1992

Department of Neurosurgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1994-2006
Surgical interests – Brain Tumors, Skull Base Surgery

Caetano Coimbra, M.D., has practiced neurosurgery in Dallas since 1994. During this period he has held appointments at several reputable institutions. This selective and tertiary practice has fostered the opportunity to develop unique expertise and commitment in the treatment of complex brain tumors and spine conditions. Over the years, Caetano Coimbra, M.D., has been able to develop, pioneer and introduce several neurosurgical innovations to the DFW Metroplex, including:

  • Expanded Endonasal Endoscopic Neurosurgery for tumors
  • Focused Skull Base Approaches for complex tumors
  • 360 Minimally Invasive Skull Base Concept
  • Extradural Navigation in Brain Surgery
  • Transbrain Portal Access for deep brain lesions
  • Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery without fusion/instrumentation for cervical radiculopathy
  • Focused lumbar decompression for canal stenosis through unilateral approach without fusion/instrumentation

Specialties Include:

  • Meningioma
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Other cranial nerve tumors
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Skull base tumors
  • Cervical spine disease
  • Lumbar canal stenosis

Commitment to balancing cure, innovation and quality of life.

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