Peter A. Pahapill, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

Associate Professor


  • Neuroscience Institute – Specialty Clinics
  • 900 N. 92nd St.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Neurosurgery

Neurosciences – Froedtert Hospital Clinic


Diseases and Conditions

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (RSD)
  • Dystonia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Spasticity
  • Tremors
  • Torticollis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Treatments and Services

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Occipital Nerve Stimulation
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery

Clinic Locations


Dr. Pahapill is committed to providing comprehensive treatment for patients suffering from brain and spinal cord disease, as well as movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia and chronic pain. He has years in fellowship training in movement disorders and pain surgery, and has performed more than 2,000 neuromodulation procedures over the past eighteen years.

Dr. Pahapill has written numerous articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured extensively on the subjects of chronic pain, neuromodulation and deep brain and spinal cord stimulation surgery. He leads active research programs both clinical and at the basic sciences level in a number of areas of neuromodulation.

Education and Training

Ph.D. Neurosciences - University of Toronto - Toronto (1990)
Doctor of Medicine - University of Toronto - Toronto (1992)
Residency, Neurosurgery - University of Western Ontario - Ontario (1997)
Fellowship, Functional/Stereotactic Neurosurgery - University of Toronto - Toronto (1999)