• Dr. Mamerhi Okor completed his undergraduate and medical studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He then completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, graduating in 2007. Dr. Okor pursued a fellowship under Dr. Najeeb Thomas at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, specializing in minimally invasive spinal surgery. His interests include minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of degenerative and traumatic spinal conditions as well as the treatment of complex degenerative and traumatic spinal diseases. Dr. Okor joined the faculty at UAB in 2007.
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by NEUROS MEDICAL, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Emory University 2001
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Chemistry, Emory University 1997
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2002
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2007
  • Southern Brain and Spine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2008
  • Full Name

  • Mamerhi Okor