Peter M. Carney, MD, FAANS

Peter Carney

Title: Neurosurgeon, Pain Medicine Doctor
Company: Peter M. Carney, MD
Location: Elkhart, Indiana, United States

Peter Carney, Neurosurgeon and Pain Medicine Doctor in private practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pain management and neurosurgery.

Dr. Carney prepared for his career at Williams College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1958. He continued his academic pursuits at Case Western Reserve University, earning an MD in 1962, and started as an intern in surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. He began serving in the United States Army Reserves, where he rose to the rank of captain before his honorable discharge in 1969. During his service, Dr. Carney worked as a resident in neurosurgery at Yale New Haven Hospital in 1963, and as a resident in general surgery in 1964. From 1965 to 1968, he continued to aid patients as a resident in neurosurgery at the hospital, and in 1970, he became acting neurosurgeon-in-chief of the New England Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Carney took his skills and experience to a private practice in neurosurgery in 1971, additionally starting as active staff-chief of neurosurgery at Cape Cod Hospital, where he remained until 1977.

From 1977 to 1983, Dr. Carney acted as the chief of the division of neurosurgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, additionally serving as the chairman of the department of surgery from 1980 to 1983. Since 1985, he has worked in his own private neurosurgery and pain medicine practice. For 20 years, he applied his experience as a neurosurgeon at Elkhart General Hospital, and from 2002 to 2004, he was the director of a pain management clinic in the Northern Indiana Veteran’s Affairs Health Care System. In 2006, he transitioned to a courtesy staff position at Elkhart General Hospital, where he remained until 2017, and started in an active staff position at the Community Hospital of Bremen, a position he presently holds. Furthermore, Dr. Carney is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, and has contributed many articles to professional medical journals, recently publishing, “The New Three R’s to Treat Neuropathy” in Nociceptor in 2019. As a further testament to his success, Dr. Carney was included in the first edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.

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