Dr. Amer Khalil is a fellowship-trained UC Irvine Health neurosurgeon who specializes in spine surgery. As director of the neurosurgery spine program at UC Irvine Medical Center, he seeks to provide innovative therapies and technologies that will improve the health of his patients.
Khalil earned his medical degree from the University of Jordan Medical School in Amman, Jordan. He completed a residency in neurological surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, followed by a dual orthopedic-neurosurgical spine surgery fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.
Khalil is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the AOSpine Foundation, and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.