Surgeons

From your first visit to St. Mary's Center for Brain & Spine Surgery through recovery and rehabilitation, St. Mary's support and medical staff members provide professional, confidential, and personalized care and service.

Our doctors are trained and experienced in all general neurosurgical procedures, and most have developed additional areas of special interest and skill through advanced training and experience. With the latest in diagnostic and surgical technology available, our surgeons integrate state-of-the-art methods with traditional techniques to provide the best care for each patient.

Meet our surgeons

Robert Henry Fox, MD Robert Fox, MD

Dr. Fox is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and has been practicing in Grand Junction since 1984.

He received his medical education at the University of Oregon Health Science Center in Portland. He completed neurosurgery internship and residency programs and served as chief resident in neurosurgery at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Fox treats all neurological disorders and injuries and has special interest in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary tumors, and hydrocephalus. He is also an instructor of advanced trauma life support techniques.


Brian P. Witwer,MD Brian Witwer, MD

Dr. Witwer joined St. Mary’s Center for Brain & Spine Surgery in 2006 after practicing in Kentucky, Indiana, and in private practice in Grand Junction. He is board certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Witwer earned his medical degree from Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia.  At the University of  Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, he completed an internship in general surgery, residency in neurological surgery, and an intra-residency spine fellowship. He also served as air transport physician for the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics.


Edward (Ted) E. Maurin, MDEdward Maurin, MD

Dr. Maurin joined the Center for Brain and Spine Surgery in 2014 after practicing in New Mexico and Maine. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and has been in practice for 16 years.

Dr. Maurin is a Colorado native and a graduate of Grand Junction High School. He pursued a degree in engineering at Colorado State University prior to medical school at the University of Colorado. He completed his neurosurgical training at the University of Vermont. Dr. Maurin has broad, ongoing neurosurgical interests that include minimally and less invasive spine surgery, brain tumors, neuro-trauma, and general neurosurgery.

Dr. Maurin pursues multiple outdoor activities and is delighted to return home to Grand Junction.


Basheal (Bobby) Agrawal, MDEdward Maurin, MD

Dr. Agrawal joined St. Mary’s Center for Brain and Spine Surgery in 2014. He is board eligible with the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Agrawal graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed an internship in general surgery and neurosurgical training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. During his residency he received the Resident Academic Achievement Award for scholastic excellence. Dr. Agrawal received grant support for clinical outcome research in spine surgery and completed dual fellowship training in orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Agrawal treats all surgical diseases and injuries related to the nervous system, brain, spine, and peripheral nerve. He has advanced training in complex spinal procedures, including adult deformity/scoliosis procedures and revision spine surgery and has special interest in neuro-oncology.