Kathryn Hoes, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

She practices general neurosurgery with a special interest in complex spine pathology, which includes investigating trauma, degenerative conditions, deformity, oncology, metabolic spinal disease, vascular conditions, and congenital spinal disorders. She also has experience treating peripheral nerve disorders. 

Dr. Hoes earned her medical degree at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed her residency in neurological surgery at UT Southwestern, where she was Chief Resident. She then received advanced training in spine surgery through a CAST-certified fellowship at Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine with Indiana University. Dr. Hoes also holds a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Hoes is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons. She has delivered several lectures and published numerous academic articles.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine (2018-2019), Spine Surgery
  • Chief Resident - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017-2018), Neurological Surgery
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012-2017), Neurological Surgery
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011-2012), Neurological Surgery
  • Medical School - Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2007-2011)

Clinical Focus

  • Spine Disorders
  • Neurosurgical Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Surgery

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