Dr. Shane Hawksworth, MD, is a board eligible neurological surgeon and a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps. He has extensive experienced in general and minimally invasive neurosurgery, with a passion for treating tumors of the brain, spine and pituitary

He graduated with honors from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Hawksworth completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

During his residency, he received the Neurosurgery Resident Award after earning one of highest scores in the nation on the written American Board of Neurosurgery exam. He has received numerous additional accolades. Dr. Hawksworth received the Edward L. Spatz, MD, Award for Excellence in Neurosurgery in medical school. He placed first in the Congress of Neurological Surgeons SANS Resident Competition. He also received the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies Julius Goodman Resident Award for the top socioeconomic abstract at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Dr. Hawksworth has written several peer-reviewed publications and has given multiple national and international research presentations. He is active in many professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons.


Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine

Neurological surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Certifications & Memberships

Board-eligible in neurological surgery


American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons



Languages Spoken



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

Vista Del Sol

10555 Vista Del Sol, Suite 200
El Paso, TX 79925 (915) 351-1444