Dennis Timothy Lockney, MD


Dennis Timothy Lockney, MD was born in Hawai’i and grew up in a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and awarded the Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship to study HIV in Malawi. He subsequently attended Vanderbilt University for his medical education where he was received an NIH T-35 training grant to study intracranial aneurysm pathology. He also had a focus on quality improvement and patient safety and was President of the Vanderbilt Healthcare Improvement Group, which was awarded The Duncan Neuhauser Award for curricular innovation in undergraduate medical education.

Dr. Lockney began his neurosurgical training at the University of Florida in July of 2013 and is scheduled to complete residency in June 2020. He enjoys golf, aviation, fishing, mountaineering, and has completed several marathons.