Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Mark J. Puccioni, MD FAANS

An Omaha native, Mark Puccioni joined MD West ONE, formerly Midwest Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists, after completing his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2001. Dr. Puccioni earned his Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from Creighton University in 1991 and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s medical school program in 1995, completing his general surgery internship at UNMC in 1996.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery, he specializes in both pediatric and adult neurosurgery. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Sections on the Neurosurgery of Tumors, Trauma and Critical Care, and Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons and the American Epilepsy Society.

Dr. Puccioni is fellowship trained in Pediatric Neurosurgery, completed at Children’s Medical Center Dallas/University of Texas Southwestern. He is the Pediatric Neurosurgery Training Director at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, and an assistant professor and clinical instructor for medical students at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Puccioni serves on the advisory board of the Dandy-Walker Alliance, is a national advisor to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and is co-director of the Craniofacial Center at Boys Town Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Puccioni
Best Doctors in America

Dr. Mark J. Puccioni has been named "Best in Pediatric Neurological Surgery" by the Best Doctors in America since 2010.


Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Texas Southwestern Children’s Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Neurologic Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

General Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, July 1995 – June 1996

Medical School:
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska
Doctor of Medicine, 1995

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska
BS awarded 1991; Cum Laude


American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgeons



  • University of Nebraska Medicine 
  • Boys Town Hospital
  • Midwest Surgical Hospital 


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