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Aditya Vedantam, MD

Aditya Vedantam, MD

Assistant Professor; Adjunct Faculty in Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, and Orthopedics


  • Neurosurgery
    8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226


Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery, University of Miami, FL, 2020-2021
Neurosurgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2013-2020
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2011-2013
MD, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, 2009


Dr. Aditya Vedantam is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon. He attended medical school at the Christian Medical College and Hospital in Vellore, India, and graduated at the top of his class. He then spent two years as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Medical College of Wisconsin, studying advanced MRI techniques to evaluate spinal cord disease. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, followed by a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery at the University of Miami in Miami, FL.

Dr. Vedantam is returning to Milwaukee and will continue to pursue his research interests, which include the use of novel MRI techniques and tools to improve care for patients with spinal disorders. He has performed extensive research in the field of spine MRI and has won multiple national and institutional awards for his work. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts. His goal is to use his research efforts in the laboratory to enhance the lives of patients in the clinic. Dr. Vedantam performs surgery for a variety of spinal conditions and has special expertise in minimally-invasive surgical techniques.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Clinical Programs

View the Vedantam Laboratory

Research Interests

  • Degenerative cervical myelopathy/cervical spondylotic myelopathy
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Advanced spinal cord MRI
  • Diffusion tensor imaging
  • Quantitative sensorimotor testing
  • Cortical plasticity and neurorehabilitation
  • Patient reported outcome measures
  • Patient outcome assessment