Eddie Meirelles, M.D., Ph.D.

EDUCATION
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree - University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                      (Physiology/Kinesiology)
TRAINING
  • General Surgery Residency - Yale University
  • ​Neurosurgery Residency - University of Toronto
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • ​Fellow - American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
CERTIFICATION
  • Board Certified - Neurosurgery 
SPECIALTIES
  • Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • ​Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Interventional Spine Pain Management
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • ​Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • ​Herniated Disks
Dr. Meirelles is board certified in neurosurgery and a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of degenerative and traumatic spine disorders/injuries. 
  1. “The staff has been very warm and caring. I enjoy going there."​​

    — Liz C.

  2. “Dr. Meirelles performed a lumbar fusion for me 2.5 years ago. He was extremely thorough in both the procedure and aftercare. I really appreciated the efforts of him and his staff. I have highly recommended his practice to all my friends who were in similar situations. I would not hesitate to return if the need should ever arise."​

    — Steve M.

  3. “Dr. Meirelles and his surgical team are top notch. They are extremely professional and give attention to every detail and treat you as if you are the only patient they have. I would highly recommend Dr. Meirelles and his staff!"

    — Harry H.


  4. “I wanted to let Dr. Meirelles and the staff at Northwest Neurosciences know how much I appreciate all the excellent care I have received.  I am not treated like just a patient but a friend.  I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else for my neurological care."​​

    ​— Melody G.

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