Breck Jones, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

    About me

    Dr. Breck Jones joins SIU Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery. Dr. Jones has been a part of Southern Illinois University for many years. He obtained his medical degree from SIU School of Medicine and then completed his neurosurgery residency at SIU. During residency he developed an interest in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease, and this led to him completing a fellowship in Cerebrovascular, Endovascular, and Skull Base Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic. His clinical interests include the open and endovascular treatment of aneurysms and AVMs, dural arteriovenous fistulas, acute stroke intervention, and the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the brain and skull base. His research interests include neurosurgical resident education, developing microsurgical and endovascular skills via simulation, aneurysm pathogenesis, and studying adjunctive therapies for the surgical treatment of brain tumors. 



    Education & training

    Vascular, Endovascular, and Skull Base Neurosurgeon
    Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate Degree
    BS, Illinois State University
    AS, Southeastern Illinois College
    Neurological Surgery, Southern Illinois University
    Cerebrovascular, Endovascular, Skull Base Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic

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    Neurosurgeon performs new robot-assisted brain procedure

    When neurosurgeon Dr. Breck Jones of SIU Medicine performed a brain biopsy on a local patient earlier this month at Springfield Memorial Hospital, he had a new assistant helping guide him to the location of the suspected tumor – a robot.