Gordon Deen

Dr. H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD

Neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Meet Dr. H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD

H. Gordon Deen, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with the Mayo Clinic Spine Center.

Dr. Deen at a Glance

  • Dr. Deen is an expert in complex spinal surgery, using the most advanced techniques including performing minimally invasive surgery.
  • He performs surgery for spinal tumors, trauma, degenerative spinal disorders, scoliosis and other spinal deformities.
  • He uses a multidisciplinary team approach to obtain the best possible outcome for his patients.

Dr. Fogelson is dedicated to helping you find lasting pain relief.

Dr. Fogelson is a member of Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Doctor Quote

The plan of care for the spine surgery patient should be individualized, based on the patient's symptoms, physical examination, imaging findings, and preferences, and should be conservative whenever possible.

Directions to our primary location in Jacksonville, FL

How Dr. H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English

Years in Practice

  • 35 Years


  • Residency, Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  • MS, University of Minnesota
  • Internship, Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
  • Medical School, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama
  • ScB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tumors


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD

Professional Distinctions

  • 1998 Neurosurgical Society of America
  • 1988-1999 Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Professional Affiliations

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Captain, Medical Corps, US Naval Reserve (Retired)
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Spine
  • Neurosurgery Outreach Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, Ismar Rand UCLA International Study Group on Vertebral Insufficiency Fractures

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • 2014 Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • 2012 Top Doctors, US News and World Reports
  • 2011 Most Recommended Physicians in Florida, National Consumers Survey
  • 2009 Top 100 Radiology Blogs, The Daily Reviewer
  • 1978 Martins Award in Neurological Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • 1977 Alpha Omega Alpha, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • Multiple listings: Best Doctors in America

Office Information for Dr. H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD

Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL 4500 San Pablo Road Jacksonville, FL 32224 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224


Monday: 8:00 – 5:00 ET
Tuesday: 8:00 – 5:00 ET
Wednesday: 8:00 – 5:00 ET
Thursday: 8:00 – 5:00 ET
Friday: 8:00 – 5:00 ET

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