Neal Luther, MD

Neal Luther, MD

Neal Luther is a Cornell-trained, Board-Certified Neurosurgeon who specializes in Neurological Surgery. His command of the neurological surgery practice allowed him to rank in the 94th percentile on his Boards. In addition, he is the appointed Chief of Neurological Surgery at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH.

Dr. Luther completed his Fellowship in Stereotactic/Functional Neurosurgery and Radiosurgery at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center (2012-2013). He earned his medical degree with honors in research at Cornell University Medical College, New York (2005).  Through this experience he was selected to participate in and completed his Residency in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Cornell’s New York-Presbyterian Hospital (2006-2012) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 

His extensive research includes “Convection-enhanced delivery in the treatment of malignant glioma” and “Novel MRI techniques in the evaluation of concussion in professional football players.” In addition, he served as the research assistant for the Department of Microbiology at University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NH (19960-2000).

Dr. Luther is an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the AANS/CNS Section on Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery for the New England Neurosurgical Society. He has been identified as a Top Doctor in NH Magazine on multiple occasions and earned the CNS Award for Research on Brain and Craniofacial Injury. In addition, Dr. Luther has served as a clinical reviewer for multiple publications including the American Journal of Neuroradiology, Spinal Neurology International. His research work has been published extensively.

“The neurological system is intricate. The fact that we have and continue to develop treatment techniques that are as sophisticated as the human body is remarkable. The power of collaboration, especially in cancer care, can create hope for patients and give them the gift of time and life. I’m grateful to work with others who share this passion and to know that my passion for medicine continues to make a difference.”