Dr. Reimer is a board-certified Neurosurgeon whose special interests and clinical focus includes: surgical management of brain tumors including pituitary tumors with image-guided technique, intracerebral hemorrhage, management of cranial and spinal trauma, pain syndromes of various etiologies, spine disorders including degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and spinal cord tumors, radiosurgery and Neuroanatomic Acupuncture for autonomic dysfunction.
He is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic Florida (MCF),  which is a comprehensive medical center within the Mayo Rnterprise including Mayo Clinic Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Arizona.  He joined the staff at the time of the inception of MCF in August 1986, and recently retired on August 1, 2020. Dr. Reimer has been involved with  directorship of the MCF Brain Tumor Program as well as the Pain and Acupuncture  Program.   He is now a consultant for Gamma Tile Medical Technologies, a company whose mission it is to improve the lives of patients with brain tumors.
A 1980 graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Reimer went on to complete his  internship in general surgery at Tulane University/Charity Memorial Hospital. He then completed his  residency in Neurological surgery at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, followed by  an externship in Neurological Surgery at Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital, where he served as  Chief Resident on their Trauma Service in 1986.  
To further his professional development, he became board-certified in Neurological surgery by the  American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1990. In 2000, he also pursued studies at UCLA as well as in  China becoming certified in medical Neuro-Anatomic Acupuncture. He now also works at the Coastal  Health Institute in Jacksonville, Florida, where he performs Acupuncture working with a team of health  care providers in an integrative setting. 
He has been a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS), and has been a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the  American Association of Clinical Anatomists, the American Association of Medical Acupuncture, the  Southern Neurosurgical Society, the Think First Foundation, the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association –  Facial Pain Association. He was previously a member of the Surgical Quality Subcommittee, the MCF  Clinical Ethics Committee, at MCF 
He served as the President of Officers & Councilors of Staff at MCF in 2018.  During that tenure, he passionately worked with colleagues to develop programs to reduce stress and  enhance Life-Work Integration. He and an internal medicine colleague spearheaded development of the  Well Being Coalition, which has continued to flourish over the years.  
In his semi-retirement, he enjoys spending much more time with his wife and their 24 year old boy-girl twins. He and  his wife of 30 years are participating in mission trips, most recently in Guatemala. He enjoys slalom water-skiing, running, biking,  playing tennis and working out at the gym. He was previously one of the team physicians for Brumos Porsche  Race Team based in Jacksonville, Florida.  He previously enjoyed participating in high performance driving experiences at Daytona and Sebring International Speedways to maintain his eye-hand coordination.  He also volunteers his services to give safety lectures for auto racing organizations.


Medical Degree: University of Florida College of Medicine  
Internship: Charity Memorial Hospital  
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education  
Externship: Grady Memorial Hospital  
Helms Medical Institute: Certified in Neuroanatomic Acupuncture


  • The American Association of Neurological Surgeons  


  • The American Association of Medical Acupuncture