Mark Lyons, M.D. is a neurosurgeon and professor of neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, where he treats several conditions of the brain and spine. Among these conditions are brain metastasis, brain tumors, glioblastoma, movement disorders, neurofibroma and oligodendroglioma.
His research interests include:
· cerebral angiogenesis,
· surgery for Parkinson’s disease and tremor
· molecular biology of brain tumors, and
· Spinal synovial cysts
Dr. Lyons earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh, and he completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in neurologic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Soon after joining the staff at Mayo Clinic Arizona, Dr. Lyons was the medical director of the Elective Neurosurgery Rotation at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, as well as an attending neurosurgeon at several Scottsdale hospitals. During his time at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lyons was the chair of neurosurgery for 15 years.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic #1 in Arizona.