About Dr. Matthew Mian

Denver, CO Neurosurgeon

Dr. Matthew MianDr. Mian prioritizes clear and honest discussions with his patients about surgical options, goals, and expectations. His practice spans general neurosurgery, including brain tumors and degenerative spinal disorders, and functional neurosurgery, including surgery for epilepsy, chronic pain conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia, and movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.

Education and Academic Achievements

Dr. Mian graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, where he studied biomedical engineering and mathematics. He attended the HST Division of Harvard Medical School, a joint physician training program between Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He developed an interest in cognitive neuroscience, and his research was published in leading journals including Nature, Cerebral Cortex, and The Journal of Neuroscience. Dr. Mian completed his residency in neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and then a fellowship at Emory University. His subspecialty training includes a variety of minimally invasive techniques including robot-guided neurosurgery and laser interstitial thermal therapy.

More About Dr. Mian

Dr. Mian was raised in Michigan and North Carolina. He recently migrated out to Denver seeking sunshine and the outdoor offerings of the Rocky Mountains. In his free time, Dr. Mian enjoys scuba diving, bicycle touring, photography, and hiking.


  • 2012 - Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • 2006 - Duke University: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry (minor)

Professional Development

  • 2019 - Fellowship in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • 2012-2018 - Residency: Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Neurological Specialties

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Essential Tremor

Understanding Epilepsy | Dr. Mian

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