The Expert 2019-07-29T17:54:02+00:00

Jim Robinson, M.D.



James Robinson, M.D.

James (Jim) Robinson, M.D. is a board certified and nationally recognized neurosurgeon providing the most leading edge neurosurgery. The hallmark of his expertise includes Cranial Microsurgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Endoscopic Cranial Surgery. Dr. Robinson’s outcomes dramatically exceed the national average. His complexity adjusted case mortality has ranged from 27-29% of predicted on the basis of par data on a national level, with significantly better than average length of stay and readmission rates, reflecting a smooth post-operative course for his patients.

Dr. Robinson earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. At the renowned Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University he completed a surgical internship, neurosurgical residency, and research fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery. Most recently, Dr. Robinson earned an Executive MBA, finishing first in class, from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Dr. Robinson has also participated as a Principle Investigator on several successful clinical trial initiatives.

As Founder and President of Atlanta Brain and Spine Care, Dr. Robinson became a recognized leader in minimal access spinal surgery and cranial microsurgery serving the Atlanta market and southeastern region for a decade before. He also held the position of Medical Director of the Piedmont Gamma Knife Center where he was recognized for high quality of care and served as Chief of Neurosurgery and Chairman of the Neurosciences Department at Piedmont Hospital.

Dr. Robinson returned to Atlanta to open his clinical practice, Brain Expert, after a sabbatical that afforded him the opportunity to serve the poor in developing countries and to do research and development work to advance his field.

Dr. Robinson is a member of many prestigious organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), The Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Georgia Neurosurgical Society (GNS), AANS Section on Tumors, Pituitary Network Association, Society for Neuro-Oncology, and is a Fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgery

In addition to authoring and publishing multiple textbook chapters and journal articles, Dr. Robinson, has, on numerous occasions, presented his research findings at professional meetings on topics that include tumors, head injuries, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has also taught other surgeons advanced surgical techniques at meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgery, The Congress of Neurological Surgery, and the Joint Spine section of the AANS and CNS.

Dr. Robinson remains actively involved in organizations such as Honduras Outreach, Inc. (HOI), Medication Radiation Centers, LLC, a social entrepreneurship project to Latin America, Hospital Bloom in El Salvador and Hospital Cedimat in the Dominican Republic. He is also a supervising mentor in Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Cub Scout Den Leader.

Read more about Dr. Robinson’s journeys here.

Read more about a special girl’s journey through life after meeting Dr. Robinson.

Dr. Robinson and his wife Katie recently created the Beams of Hope Foundation to continue his mission
work by providing promise and care for impoverished brain tumor patients.

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