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Edward A. Duckworth, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Conditions & Treatments

  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Brain Bleeds
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Hemorrhages
  • Cerebral Ischemia
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Facial Pain
  • Moya Moya Disease
  • Neuro Oncology
  • Neurointerventional Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Stroke Intervention
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease Of The Head And Neck

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      190 E. Bannock St. (10th Floor) Boise, ID 83712
      Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-5500
      (208) 381-2555

About Edward A. Duckworth


Edward Duckworth, MD, MS, FAANS is an intracranial-focused neurosurgeon, specializing in the treatment of complex cranial disorders. He has expertise in treating many conditions, including cerebrovascular disease and the surgical treatment of stroke; brain tumors, including pituitary tumors; acoustic neuroma; skull base tumors; Chiari malformation; epilepsy; moyamoya; trigeminal neuralgia; arteriovenous malformations, cavernoma; normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH); and carotid artery disease. He is the director of St. Luke's Cranial Neurosurgery Program.

Dr. Duckworth holds the distinction of being "dual-fellowship trained," having completed fellowship training in cerebrovascular and cranial base surgery at Northwestern University and in endovascular neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He as also earned a subspecialty certification in neuroendovascular surgery from The Society of Neurological Surgeons Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST). This depth of expertise allows him to offer the safest and most effective treatments for cerebrovascular conditions, whether that is open surgery or an endovascular technique.

While working at the Baylor College of Medicine, he held the rank of associate professor and served as the director of cerebrovascular and cranial base neurosurgery.

Dr. Duckworth is a member of the American Association for Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has published over 50 peer reviewed papers and given more than 40 oral presentations on neurosurgery.

Surgical Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular neurosurgery
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • Endovascular surgical neuroradiology
  • Neurological skull base surgery
  • Medical School

    University of South Florida College of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of South Florida
  • Fellowships

    Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine
    Semmes-Murphey Neurological Clinic
  • Board Certification

    Neurological Surgery
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


Articles & Resources

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