Heather Spader, a board-eligible neurosurgeon, earned her medical degree in 2007 from Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, where she graduated summa cum laude. Dr. Spader then completed an internship in surgery in 2008, her residency in neurosurgery in 2013, and served as chief resident of neurosurgery in 2014 — all at Rhode Island Hospital through Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School, where she had also served as an instructor in Brain Sciences and a guest lecturer in Neuroanatomy. She completed fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery in 2015 at Primary Children’s Hospital through the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In 2015, Dr. Spader joined Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Memorial Physician Group in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
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