Devin Amin, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program

    About me

    Dr. Devin Amin is a neurosurgeon and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Amin completed his Neurosurgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery after finishing med school at University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Amin also earned a PhD in Biomedical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Dr. Amin has a special interest and surgical expertise in endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery.  His research interests include Image Guided Surgery.

    Dr. Amin has been awarded the Excellence in Medical Teaching Award at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

    For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Amin, please call 217-545-8000.

    Dr. Amin will see patients for:
    Back pain
    Brain lesion
    Brain mass
    Brain tumor
    Cervical Spine-Radiculopathy, Myelopathy, Stenosis
    Chiari malformation
    Disc herniation
    Endoscopic skull base procedures
    Lumbar Spine-Radiculopathy, Stenosis
    Minimally invasive procedures
    Muscle biopsy
    Neck pain
    Pineal Cyst
    Pituitary tumor
    Spinal cord tumor
    Spinal stenosis
    Trigeminal Neuralgia


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    Education & training

    Board Certifications
    Medical School
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
    University of Pittsburgh, PA - Department of Neurological Surgery


    Research Interests
    Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Cerebro Vascular Surgery

    Related articles

    Photo of Dr. Crosby and Dr. Amin

    SIU Medicine physicians perform first transorbital skull base surgery in central Illinois

    Dr. Dana Crosby, chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and neurosurgeon Dr. Devin Amin recently completed the first transorbital skull base surgery in central Illinois.