Jonathan N. Sellin, M.D.
Dr. Jonathan N. Sellin is a board eligible neurosurgeon licensed in the state of Texas. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where he attended the Kinkaid School. He then studied English at Columbia University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He attended New York University School of Medicine where he developed his interest in neurological surgery.
Dr. Sellin completed his neurosurgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He conducted research in spinal oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. During his residency, Dr. Sellin served as the neurosurgery chief resident at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Ben Taub General Hospital, and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
He received advanced training at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, completing a fellowship in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery.
As both a resident and fellow, Dr. Sellin has gained extensive experience in cranial microsurgery, cerebrovascular surgery, neurosurgical oncology, complex spine surgery, endoscopic spine surgery, as well as advanced image guidance and minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Sellin treats a variety of neurosurgical conditions including spinal stenosis, disk herniations, complex spinal deformities, brain tumors, primary and metastatic spine tumors, cerebral aneurysms and vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and Chiari malformations.
He has staff appointments with Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist West Hospital, and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Sellin is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society. He and his wife, also a native Houstonian, live in Houston with their two sons.
Dr. Sellin has numerous publications in Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Child’s Nervous System, Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, and Cureus. He has authored book chapters in Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine, 2nd Edition, Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 2nd Edition, Youmans Neurological Surgery, 7th Edition, and Benzel’s Spine Surgery, 4th Edition.