Emily P. Sieg, MD

Assistant Professor, Director of Neurotrauma

Department of Neurological Surgery


220 Abraham Flexner Way 502.588.2160

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Dr. Emily Payne Sieg joined UofL Department of Neurological Surgery as an Assistant Professor in the UofL School of Medicine. She has been named the new Director of Neurotrauma. Dr. Sieg's clinical interests are in Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care, including traumatic cranial and spinal cord injuries.

Dr. Sieg received her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine. She completed her residency in neurological surgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Sieg did 1 year CAST accredited fellowships in Neurocritical Care and in Complex Spine Surgery at Penn State.

Her research interests lie primarily in clinical and translational research in the field of neurotrauma and critical care. This includes spinal cord injury, brain trauma, and peripheral nerve injury. To view Dr. Sieg's CV, click here.

Dr. Sieg provides the following services as part of the Department of Neurological Surgery:

  • Neurosurgical care for traumatic cranial and spinal cord injuries
  • Neurocritical care and advanced neuromonitoring
  • Minimally invasive and complex spine surgery