Dr. Edward Ahn is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics in the Division of Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Ahn conducts clinical research on outcomes of children with a variety of conditions. He is also an innovator of techniques to improve the safety of surgery for craniosynostosis.
Dr. Ahn attended Harvard University for his undergraduate degree and completed his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in neurosurgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital. He spent ten years as a pediatric neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Ahn has expertise in the surgical treatment of many disorders. Dr. Ahn specializes in endoscopic treatment in order to minimize surgery for both syndromic and non-syndromic types of craniosynostosis as well as teaming with maternal fetal medicine, offers fetal repair of spina bifida through minimally invasive methods. Dr. Ahn conducts clinical research on outcomes of children with hydrocephalus. He is also an innovator of techniques to improve the safety of surgery for craniosynostosis and moyamoya disease. He widely publishes in scientific journals and is a member of the editorial board for an International Journal in Pediatric Neurosurgery.