William H McAllister IV, MD

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

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William H McAllister IV, MD

About William H McAllister IV, MD

Dr. McAllister is a board-certified neurosurgeon on the Virginia Peninsula who specializes in brain and spine surgery. He has a particular interest in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, brain tumors and robotic spine surgery. He is the co-medical director of the Radiosurgery Center at Riverside and helps perform many treatments on the Gamma Knife.

He values honesty and has a straightforward approach to neurosurgical practice.

Dr. McAllister proudly earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina. He then completed residency training in Neurosurgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He received training in surgical treatment of spinal deformities at Rush St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago. He also completed training in neurology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery since 2001.

Dr. McAllister was born in Norfolk and considers Tidewater his home. Outside of his neurosurgical practice he enjoys cycling, hiking, reading and being with his wife and two sons.


Medical: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Internship: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurosurgery


Riverside Hampton Roads Neurosurgical & Spine Specialists - Newport News

12200 Warwick Boulevard, 410, Newport News, VA 23601



Blog Articles

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Neurology Podcast Episodes

Healthy You Podcast, Episode 11: Radiosurgery

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