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Timothy Burson, MD

4.5 out of 5
9601 Baptist Health Dr. Suite 750
Little Rock, AR 72205

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(501) 224-0200



(501) 224-2292

Timothy Burson, MD

4.5 out of 5

Dr. Tim Burson earned his medical degree and completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He concluded a one-year fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and served as Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital for 4 ½ years. He has been board certified in neurosurgery since 2004. Since joining Baptist Health in 2004, he has served on multiple committees regarding professional practice and improving patient outcomes.

He has also been recognized as one of Arkansas’s Best Doctors in Neurosurgery numerous times by his professional peers.

Dr. Burson’s practice covers comprehensive neurosurgical pathologies with much of his time devoted to spinal surgery.

Offering the latest advancements in technology, Dr. Burson performs minimally-invasive Mazor X robotic-assisted spinal surgery. Mazor X offers a faster recovery, greater success and less pain than other procedures. Learn more about Mazor X.

He has special interests in:

Primary and metastatic brain tumors
Primary and secondary tumors of the spinal cord
Pediatric neurosurgery

Note: You may need a referral from your primary care provider to schedule an appointment. If you need a primary care provider, please call Baptist Health HealthLine at (888)227-8478 to speak with a health advisor.


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Degree Origin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Educational Specialties

Neurological Surgery

Practicing Specialties

Neurological Surgery

Practicing Health Concerns

Arthroplasty, Back Surgery, Brain Trauma, Brain Tumors, Cervical Spine Fusion, Degenerative Disc Disease, Head Trauma, Herniated Discs, Lumbar Spinal Fusions, Mazor X, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Surgery, Neuro Oncology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Tumors, Spine Trauma, Trauma Of The Spine, Traumatic Brain Injury, Tumors of the Spinal Cord, Tumors of Vertebrae

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

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