Board certified neurosurgeon Dr. Mark McLaughlin is the Medical Director for Princeton Brain & Spine Care and specializes in cranial conditions and specific spine disorders.
His educational journey began at The Pingry School in Martinsville, NJ and continued with a path that included a Residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh and a Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. McLaughlin’s professional “badge of honor” was having the privilege of working closely with Dr. Peter Jannetta who is considered both the father of modern neurosurgery and one of the top 5 neurosurgeons in the world. The "Jannetta Procedure" is the gold standard of surgical treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia.
Dr. McLaughlin served as the President of the Young Neurosurgeons’ Committee, a national section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He is an editor of Spineuniverse.com, a website dedicated to patient and physician education of spinal disorders.
In addition to national recognition, he has organized an international consultative link with neurosurgeons in Russia. With collaboration from the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons, he initiated the first ever Russian-American Spine Symposium held in St. Petersburg, Russia in May, 2000. Dr. McLaughlin’s efforts in Russia were highlighted in Parade Magazine.
Mark McLaughlin is an international speaker, author and frequent medical media expert for brain and spinal cord injuries. One of his most recent achievements includes being recently selected “Top Doc” in the New York Metro area.