Kamal Thapar, M.D., PhD., FRCS(C), FAANS
Dr. Kamal Thapar is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon specializing in complex reconstructive spine surgery, minimal access spine surgery, revision spine surgery, pituitary tumor surgery, brain tumor surgery and skull base surgery.
contributions to neurosurgery have been recognized internationally, as he
was one of five neurosurgeons worldwide to receive the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies'
Young Neurosurgeon Award, an award given twice per decade for neurosurgeons under the age of 40 who have made significant contributions to the field.
He was named the William P. Van Wagenen Fellow by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the most prestigious fellowship awarded any graduating neurosurgical resident in North America.
He also served as the lead investigator of the NASA and the Canadian Space Agency endocrine study sections to study the effects of spaceflight on the pituitary gland and endocrine system in Space Shuttle astronauts.
Dr. Thapar joined the neurosurgical team at Mountain View Regional Hospital in January 2012.
For the past nine years, he practiced in Eau Claire, WI, where he served as the Chairman of Tertiary Care Services at Sacred Heart Hospital, Medical Director of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences Section Chair at the Marshfield Clinic.
wife Hazel, and their three daughters, Molly, Olivia & Isabelle
enjoy traveling, skiing, tennis and exploring the American frontier in their RV.