Assistant Professor

Area of Interest: Spine Disorders

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Dr. Mamerhi Okor completed his undergraduate and medical studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He then completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, graduating in 2007. Dr. Okor pursued a fellowship under Dr. Najeeb Thomas at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, specializing in minimally-invasive spinal surgery. His interests include minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of degenerative and traumatic spinal conditions as well as the treatment of complex degenerative and traumatic spinal diseases.

Dr. Okor joined the faculty at UAB in 2007.

Dr. Okor sees patients at Kirklin Clinic on Fridays, and is currently accepting patients. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 205-996-7356.