Dr. Steven J. Barrer

Dr. Steven J. Barrer

Neurosurgeon at Abington Orthopaedic & Spine Institute – Jefferson Health

Meet Dr. Steven J. Barrer

Dr. Steven Barrer is a board certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who has been with Abington Hospital's Division of Neurosurgery since 1986. Dr. Barrer specializes in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, spinal disorders brain tumors, pediatric neurological conditions, carpal tunnel and aneurysms.

Dr. Barrer is the Director of the Neurosciences Institute at Abington Hospital. He has been named Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctor Award for 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013.

Dr. Barrer is part of the team that makes up Abington Orthopaedic & Spine Institute – Jefferson Health, a Philadelphia regional leader in spine surgery and treatment.

Directions to our primary location in

Willow Grove, PA

How Dr. Steven J. Barrer Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew


  • Aneurysms
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Concussion Recovery
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Sports Medicine
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Accolades for Dr. Steven J. Barrer

Professional Distinctions

  • Chief, Neurosurgery Division, Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Director, Neurosciences Institute, Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Medical Director, Concussion Program, Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctor Award: 2010 - 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Steven J. Barrer

2510 Maryland Road
Suite 185
Willow Grove, PA 19090
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Additional Locations

Neurosurgical Associates of Abington
125 Medical Campus Dr, Ste 205
Medical Arts Building
Lansdale, PA 19446
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Neurosurgical Associates of Abington
721 Arbor Way
Suite 103
Blue Bell, PA 19422
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Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.