Dr. Arthur Day


Texas, United States
United States

About Dr. Arthur Day

A skilled neurosurgeon, Dr. Arthur Day has served as an Associate Surgeon at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston. He has also held the position of Director of the Cerebrovascular Center and Neurological Sports Injury Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Arthur Day also served as a Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School.


Dr. Day has functioned as a leading neurosurgeon since completing his post-doctorate residency and fellowship training. A native of Boston, Dr. Art Day attended Louisiana Tech University as an undergraduate and Louisiana State University for his Doctor of Medicine. After graduating with his M.D. in 1972, Dr. Day served as a Surgical Intern in Birmingham, Alabama, and then did a Neurological Surgery Residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. After completing his neurosurgical training in 1977, he served as a fellow in Brain Tumor Immunology at the same institution.


In 1977, Dr. Day joined the faculty at the University of Florida, where he rose to the rank of professor over the next 10 years. During the latter portions of his 25 years on the UF faculty, Dr. Day also held the positions of Eminent Scholar in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Co-Chairman and Program Director of the Department of Neurological Surgery. In 2002, Dr. Day joined Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts as the Associate Chairman, Program Director, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center and Neurological Sports Injury Center. He also served as a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and later was named chairman of the department of Neurosurgery, a position he held until the end of 2009. He has been a visiting professor at medical schools across the United States and the world, including in China, Japan, Brazil, and Turkey.


Dr. Day moved to Boston in 2002, and assumed a professorship at Harvard Medical School and the position of Vice-Chairman and Program Director for the Neurological Surgery Residency Training Program at Brigham and Women’s/Children’s Hospitals. Later, he was named chairman of the department, a position he maintained until the end of 2009. During his tenure, he implemented major changes to the educational curriculum and improved the daily operations of the residency program and department.


Dr. Day holds memberships with numerous professional and medical organizations, allowing him to remain actively engaged with the new developments in the field of medicine. He has served a leader in several national organizations, such as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, and the Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery of the AANS and CNS.


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