Dr. Adam Conley CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-7990
Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery


Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


After medical school at the University of Texas, Dr. Conley completed a 7-year residency in neurosurgery at VCU and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He is the lead author of a chapter on congenital spinal malformations (occult spinal dysraphism) in the textbook, Spine Surgery Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. Dr. Conley’s interest in surgery began at a young age; he was drawn to pediatric neurosurgery because of its unique challenges and the opportunity to dramatically improve his young patients’ lives.

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Tethered spinal cord
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Congenital anomalies of the spinal cord
  • Neuroendoscopy
Research Area
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
Honors and Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2021, 2022
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • College of Neurological Surgeons
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • Dr. Conley’s published research can be found on PubMed.
A Note from Dr. Conley:
“I am excited to return to the CHKD family. Virginia is a second home to me after training at VCU. I enjoy the collegial atmosphere that exists here and the sense of teamwork between physicians and staff.”