Mohamad Bydon

Dr. Mohamad Bydon, MD


Meet Dr. Mohamad Bydon, MD

Mohamad Bydon, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon who is fellowship-trained in complex spinal surgery and spinal oncology at the Mayo Clinic Spine Center.

He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) for a variety of spinal conditions, including back pain and neck pain, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, spinal deformity, and spinal fusion.

Dr. Bydon at a Glance

  • Dr. Bydon is Principal Investigator of the Mayo Clinic Neuro-Informatics Laboratory as a neurosurgeon and a clinician-scientist, . The laboratory is focused on data analytics, patient safety, surgical outcomes, and novel therapeutic treatments for spine disease.
  • He holds clinical expertise many areas including stem cell therapies for degenerative spine disease and spinal cord injury.
  • He also has extensive expertise in robotic and advanced navigation surgery.
  • He is the Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Neurosurgical Registry, a database focused on improving outcomes and safety for patients, which he utilizes as a clinician to improve his patient outcomes.

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Dr. Bydon is a member of Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Doctor Quote

"The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered." This is a quote from Dr. William J. Mayo and it sits on my desk at home and in my office at work. The relationship between a surgeon and patient is sacred and I feel fortunate to have had so many wonderful patients.

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How Dr. Mohamad Bydon, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English

Years in Practice

  • 13 Years


  • Assistant Chief of Service Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Medicine
  • Clinical Fellowship, Complex Spine Surgery & Spinal Oncology Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Research Fellowship, Surgical Outcomes and Spinal Column Biomechanics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Medical School, Yale University School of Medicine


  • Arm Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Tumors


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Disc Arthoplasty
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. Mohamad Bydon, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Inaugural "Transforming the practice through the use of Big Data" collaboration awards, Kern Center
  • Safety and Feasibility Study of Umbilical Cord Derived Stem Cell Injections - Sabes Foundation
  • Innovation Accelerator 2017 for the project: Facet joint replacement
  • Recognition of exceptional delivery of the Mayo Clinic Model of Care to patients
  • J.A.N.E. Award, "Predictors of the Best Outcomes... Grade 1 Lumbar Spondylolisthesis"
  • Kuntz Scholar Award for Top Abstracts, "Predictors of the Best Outcomes... Spondylolisthesis"
  • Editor's Choice article, "Rate and Characteristics of Vertebral Artery Injury..." World Neurosurgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Hibbs Basic Science Award, Scoliosis Research Society
  • Best of Meeting Award, 16th Annual Meeting American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain
  • Sanford Larson Award for Best Research Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Stewart Dunsker Award for Best Clinical Spine Abstract , American Association of Neuro Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Walter Dandy Award for Excellence in Neurosurgery - Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Univ.
  • Harvey Cushing Hunterian Research Award - Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University
  • Excellence in Research Award - American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress
  • Stewart B. Dunsker, MD, Award – American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Kern Center Practice Innovation Award - Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center
  • Practice Innovation Award for "Using Practice-Based Evidence to Facilitate Neurosurgical Quality"
  • Kern Affiliate - a designation of the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  • Best Oral Presentation - 35th Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral

Office Information for Dr. Mohamad Bydon, MD

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN 200 First Street SW Mayo building W15 Rochester, MN 55905 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
200 First Street SW
Mayo building W15
Rochester, MN 55905


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

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