Hayder Jaffer, MD


Dr. Jaffer has more than 15 years of experience in neuro and spine surgery. Dr. Jaffer is fellowship trained in pediatric neurosurgery, cerebrospinal fluid disorders (hydrocephalus) and cancer nano medicine. Dr. Jaffer came to Northwest Indiana from Cleveland Clinic, one of the country’s most respected hospital systems. Dr. Jaffer was recognized by Cleveland Clinic for developing a new drug system for use in treating brain and spinal cord trauma. In 2013 and 2015, Cleveland Clinic awarded Dr. Jaffer with an Innovation Awards for his developments.

Dr. Jaffer is licensed by the medical boards of Ohio and Indiana. Dr. Jaffer is a member of the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgeons (AANOS) and the American Associations of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

Office Locations

519 N Halleck Street,
Demotte, IN 46310

303 S. Main Street
Suit 200 Mishawaka,IN 46544
(574) 400-0188


  • Medical – University of Mosul, Iraq
  • Fellowship – Complex Cerebrospinal fluid disorder: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship – Pediatric Neurosurgery: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Specialty Procedures

Areas of Specialty

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Gamma Knife
  • Nuero Navigation
  • Nuero- Oncology
  • Hydrocephalus, Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Chronic Pain, morphine pump
  • Spasticity, Baclofen pump
  • Seizure Disorder, Vagal Nerve Stimulation Surgery
  • Movement Disorder and Parkinson Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia, Noninvasive Ablation
  • Brain Tumor
  • Compression Fracture, Vertebroplasty
  • Vertebral Body Metastasis, Tumor ablation procedure
  • Neurotrauma

Academic Appointment