Peter A. Pahapill, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

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Associate Professor
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Neurosciences – Froedtert Hospital Clinic 414-805-5400
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Neurosciences – Froedtert Hospital Clinic 414-805-5400


Dr. Pahapill is committed to providing comprehensive treatment for patients suffering from brain and spinal cord disease, as well as movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia and chronic pain. He has years in fellowship training in movement disorders and pain surgery, and has performed more than 2,000 neuromodulation procedures over the past eighteen years.

Dr. Pahapill has written numerous articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured extensively on the subjects of chronic pain, neuromodulation and deep brain and spinal cord stimulation surgery. He leads active research programs both clinical and at the basic sciences level in a number of areas of neuromodulation.


Treatment & Services

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Occipital Nerve Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (RSD)
Occipital Neuralgia
Parkinson's Disease
Trigeminal Neuralgia

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Neuroscience Institute – Specialty Clinics

Education & Training

University of Toronto - Toronto - Canada - Ph.D. Neurosciences - (1990)

University of Toronto - Toronto - Canada - Doctor of Medicine - (1992)

University of Western Ontario - Ontario - Canada - Residency, Neurosurgery - (1997)

University of Toronto - Toronto - Canada - Fellowship, Functional/Stereotactic Neurosurgery - (1999)

Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

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Professional and caring staff. Made me feel comfortable and answered all of my questions. Very pleased.
Dr Pahapill is super!
Everyone was extremely knowledgeable and personable.
Keep up the good work.
They were great!
This is a major decision in my life and my worries we're cared for
I was amazed at how smoothly everything was as relates to wait time, discussions with physician and availability of 2nd surgeon opinion. Phenomenal!
The Doctor answered all my questions perfectly!!
Dr. Pahapill and his staff are great. He listened and advised me of my options honestly and directly. His PA is awesome. I have already recommended him and Froedtert to friends in the disease specific support group I belong too.
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