Dr. Bolinger received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh in 2001. During his undergraduate years, he also participated in clinical and bench research at the Brain Trauma Research Center and the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research. Dr. Bolinger obtained his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 and completed his neurosurgical residency through the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Consortium of Hospitals in 2013.
Dr. Bolinger returned to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2013 to complete fellowship training in complex spine surgery under the direction of Adam Kanter, MD; David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, and Peter Gerszten, MD. Board certified in neurosurgery, and after years of practice in Pennsylvania, Dr. Bolinger joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in April of 2020 as a clinical assistant professor.
Dr. Bolinger's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.
Specialized Areas of Interest
American Osteopathic Board of Surgery – Neurosurgical Discipline
Professional Organization Membership
Education & Training
- BS, Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
- DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007
- Neurosurgical Residency, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2013
- Fellowship, Complex Spine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
Honors & Awards
- AANS/CNS Cahill Fellowship Award, 2013