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Killory, Brendan Dyer, MD, FAANS

Director, Epilepsy Neurosurgery, Hartford Hospital; Specialty Lead Physician, Division of Neurosurgery, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Arteriorvenous Malformations (AVMs), Awake Craniotomy, Back Surgery, Brain Aneurysms, Brain Tumor Surgery, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Endoscopic Brain Surgery, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Spine Surgery-Complex, Spine Tumor Surgery, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Vascular Neurosurgery


Barrow Neurological Institute
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Surgery

Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Barrow Neurological Institute

Yale University

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Neurological Surgeons, Member
  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Kilroy is an outstanding physician who demonstrates care, expertise and compassion. We feel very fortunate to have him as my physician.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Killory was polite and appeared very smart. He explained to me in a way that I understood.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Killory has always been kind, considerate, friendly, down to earth. He always makes sure that we understand all procedures and test results. The greatest thing I would say is that he cares.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Killory was extremely professional, courtesy, compassionate & confident. He listened to my concerns.

5 out of 5 stars

All great

5 out of 5 stars

Communication excellent, did not rush explanation, answered all questions.

4 out of 5 stars

He tended to push surgery as an option-he is the surgeon-but when I wasn't overly interested he referred me to a radiation oncologist

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Killory was fantastic. He really helped with his explanations and provided me with a pay forward.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Great bedside manner. Explained things fully and compassionately

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Killory saw me immediately for my health concerns. He was prompt, very professional, very considerate and extremely thorough. He is an asset to the Hartford Healthcare System.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Killory always demonstrates patience and takes his time to hear my concerns and address them. I never feel rushed or feel like I am " just another number

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Killory always treats his patient (my mother) and her family with respect, dignity and kindness.

5 out of 5 stars

Hartford Hospital has a fantastic staff! So nice, friendly and caring. Everyone is so professional.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Killory was very thorough and spent time answering all our questions. He has a very kind demeanour.

5 out of 5 stars

Explains reasons for treatment and alternative approaches. Listens to your concerns .Makes eye contact


Dr. Killory was named 2014 Top Doc - Neurosurgeon in Connecticut Magazine.


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