A Neurosurgeon on a Mission

Dr. Mark McLaughlin is a practicing neurosurgeon, author, inspirational speaker, coach, and philanthropist with a passion for teaching and sharing. His book "Cognitive Dominance: A Brain Surgeon's Quest to Out-Think Fear" is now available.
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About
Biography of top neurosurgeon, author, coach, and speaker Dr. Mark R. McLaughlin. Sometimes described as a "wrestling coach trapped in a neurosurgeon's body", Dr. McLaughlin has a passion for sharing ideas, education and inspiration. Learn more about his career and calling.
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Book
Now Available on Amazon: Dr. McLaughlin's book "Cognitive Dominance: A Brain Surgeon’s Quest to Out-Think Fear"
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Quiz
Assess your cognitive dominance abilities. Improve stress management and decision making.

Featured Articles and Video

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Assess The Patient
6 Simple Steps to assessing ANY patient. Perfect for medical professionals trying to upgrade their skills and perfect for patients wondering what to expect.
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Rutgers Wrestler Faced Paralysis
Rutgers wrestler and assistant coach faced potential paralysis. He found a kindred spirit in previous NCAA Div I wrestler and practicing neurosurgeon Mark McLaughlin, MD
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Day In The Life Episode 1
A Neurosurgeon's Day... from early morning start, through a long day of surgery, teaching, and patient care, to making a contribution to the lives of others on a daily basis.

Events

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NeuroRounds: Virtual Case Conference
Next Event June 4th, 2024 - Use this summer to up your game and improve your knowledge and performance in all things medical. NeuroRounds is intended for pre-med, med students, PA-C's, RN's, NP's, and other health professionals hungry to improve their knowledge and skills. A LIVE event, focused on interactivity and reality with REAL CASES and REAL PATIENTS.
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Cognitive Dominance: Accessing Your Leadership Greatness in a Tumultuous Time
Watch Video. Who's It For? Healthcare professionals and administrators interested in strengthening their emotional and intellectual intelligence enabling stronger leadership for the team and organization.
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CentraState Brain Award
Dr. Mark McLaughlin received the CentraState Brain Award on February 1st as part of the "Night in Oz" Gala. Watch Video.

Medicine and Neurosurgery

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Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy
Princeton, New Jersey neurosurgeon Dr. Mark McLaughlin discusses spinal radiculopathy. What is it? What are the symptoms? What caused it? What treatments are available to me?
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Cervical Herniated Discs
Cervical Herniated Discs in 2024: An updated perspective on state of art surgical and non-surgical treatment. Anterior Fusion? Posterier? Minimally Invasive? Arthroplasty? What you need to know.
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Trigeminal Neuralgia : Covid-19 Vaccination
A January 2022 review of medical literature related to COVID-19 vaccination, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Neurological Complications. What does the medical literature tell us?
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Trigeminal Neuralgia | Tic Douloureux
Trigeminal neuralgia (also called Tic Douloureux) is a chronic pain condition characterized by recurring episodes of extreme, sporadic, sudden burning or electric shock-like face pain.
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Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a condition characterized by recurring episodes of severe pain in the tongue, throat, ear, and area near the tonsils. An overview from Dr. McLaughlin.
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Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari malformation is a condition in which brain tissue protrudes into the spinal canal. Chiari Malformation Type 1 is one of the four most common types of the condition.