About

Dr. Petteys is a board-eligible (BE) neurological surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and reconstructive spinal surgery techniques. He received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and attended medical school at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Petteys completed internship and residency in neurological surgery at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, where he received extensive training in minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques. He then went on to a prestigious faculty appointment and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he received additional training in complex and reconstructive spinal surgery.

Dr. Petteys treats patients with all manner of spinal disorders, including degenerative disease and chronic pain, scoliosis and deformity, trauma, infection, and tumors. He takes a patient centered approach to spine care; preferring to reserve surgery only for patients refractory to other treatments. His guiding philosophies on spine treatment are "the right treatment, for the right patient, at the right time" and "the least invasive surgery is the one you don't do."

Education

Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MA

Internship
Neurological surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Residency
Neurological surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Certifications & Memberships

Board-eligible, minimally invasive and reconstructive spinal surgery.

Gender

Male

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

Spinal disorders, including degenerative disease and chronic pain, scoliosis and deformity, trauma, infection, and tumors.

Specialty

Neurological Surgery

Office Locations

Neurosurgical Specialists of El Paso
101 Rim Rd
Suite 300
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: (915) 351-1444
Fax: (915) 533-3285

Additional Locations

10555 Vista Del Sol, Suite 200
El Paso, TX 79902