Charles C. Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy

Charles C. Park, M.D., Ph.D., Director of The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and has been named a "Top Doctor" in Neurological Surgery by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 

Dr. Park specializes in minimally invasive procedures for conditions and disorders of the brain and spine as well as peripheral nerve disorders.

Formerly of Central Maryland Neurosurgical Associates, LLC, Dr. Park combines his extensive education and medical background with an underlying philosophy to understand the patients’ goals and aspirations in order to customize a treatment plan that best serves their needs.

Brain and Spine Disorders Require Surgical Expertise

Dr. Charles Park specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of conditions affecting the brain and spine, both common and rare. Dr. Park is skilled in advanced procedures and techniques that utilize innovative computer technology and image-guided surgery systems. These state-of-the-art technologies provide Dr. Park with improved precision and accuracy that can typically result in less pain, shorter hospital stays and quicker recovery times compared to traditional open surgeries.

Medical Advances Improve Surgical Outcomes

Dr. Park combines his extensive education, clinical background and interest in medical technology in order to customize treatment plans that will best serve his patients’ needs. Dr. Park is attentive and responsive to his patients, taking the time to carefully explain each step of the patient’s care plan – from diagnosis to recovery. 

Dr. Park has made a point of staying on top of leading edge technology, surgical advances and the latest treatment options in order to ensure every care plan is appropriately tailored to the needs of each patient.

A Heart for Compassion - A Commitment to Excellence

Dr. Charles Park recognizes that patients who have been diagnosed with brain, spine and peripheral nerve disorders want answers and a clear understanding of their diagnosis and the best treatment options available. 

Dr. Park approaches each patient with a calm and thoughtful approach, carefully helping them understand the best way to achieve the best possible outcome. Using clinical animations and detailed notes, Dr. Park walks patients through the steps of their care. Dr. Park is fluent in English and Korean. This gives his patients the ability to process and digest the information in their native language, which often brings an added level of comfort and understanding.

Dr. Park is accepting new patients and also welcomes patients who are seeking a second opinion. 

Serving Patients in Baltimore and Beyond

Dr. Charles Park sees patients at multiple office locations throughout the Baltimore area. In addition to his office on Mercy’s Downtown Campus, Dr. Park also has hours at a number of Mercy Medical Center’s Community Physician Sites, including Mercy Personal Physicians in Glen Burnie, Lutherville, and Overlea. Dr. Park offers evening and Saturday hours at some locations.

Education & Fellowships
  • Neurological Surgery Residencies – Northwestern McGraw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, and University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Medical Degree – State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D. – State University of New York at Buffalo
Patient Stories


After years of back and leg pain and having spinal surgery, Margaret now has an increased range of movement and can dance.

The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


Yolanda, a hard-working entrepreneur, tackles two separate health issues with the assistance of Mercy surgeons.

Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


A Baltimore woman is now walking around pain-free after spine surgery at Mercy to correct a debilitating disc injury.