Georgia Neurosurgical Institute Welcomes Dr. Cory Adamson

Staff Report

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Georgia Neurosurgical Institute (GNI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Cory Adamson will join the practice starting June 1st. Dr. Adamson comes to GNI with extensive fellowship training, clinical experience, and research experience in all types of brain tumors, most notably malignant gliomas. With operative skills that include endoscopic and minimally invasive procedures, Dr. Adamson will be available for a full breadth of neurosurgical procedures in neuro-oncology, trauma, hydrocephalic conditions, the peripheral nerves, and the spine. He will be accepting patient appointments on June 1st

“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Adamson joining our practice,” said Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, president of Georgia Neurosurgical Institute. “He is a world-class talent, and his unique skill set will allow us to continue offering the best possible full-service neurological care to the people of Middle Georgia.”

Dr. Adamson received his MD and Ph.D. in 1998 from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and his Master of Public Health (MPH) in Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 1999. He then received training at Duke Neurosurgery in Durham, North Carolina, which included a fellowship training in basic science research on malignant adult and pediatric gliomas. During his time there, he studied under the instruction of world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Allan Freidman and leading cancer researcher and physician Dr. Darell Bigner. While at Duke Neurosurgery in 2007, Dr. Adamson completed his Master of Health Science (MHSc) degree in Clinical Research.

After training, Dr. Adamson joined the faculty at Duke University, where he stayed for ten years before transitioning to Emory School of Medicine for seven years. At Duke, he served as Chief of Neurosurgery for the Durham Veterans’ Administration (VA) Healthcare System. He also served in a similar role at the Atlanta VA Medical Center while on faculty at Emory, where he was an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Molecular Neuro-Oncology Lab.

Dr. Adamson received teaching awards during his employment at Duke Neurosurgery and service awards for his work in the VA system. Dr. Adamson has also been named a Top Doctor in Atlanta for seven years.

In addition to serving patients with all conditions at Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, Dr. Adamson will be participating heavily in education and research.

For more info, please contact Jean Peterson at 478-812-8675 or [email protected].