Dr. Brett Dietze received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1982 and a Master of Clinical Gerontology in 1990 from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas where he earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in June 1994. From June 1994 to June 1995, Dr. Dietze attended an internship program in general surgery at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. After completing his general surgery internship, Dr. Dietze attended a five year neurosurgery residency program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Dietze became Board Certified in 2004. Dr. Dietze joined Neurosurgical Associates Of Texarkana in 2000.
Dr. Marc Smith received his under graduate degree in 1993 from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas and received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2003. Dr. Smith attended a six year neurosurgery residency program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas from 2004-2009. Dr. Smith joined Neurosurgical Associates of Texarkana in July 2009. Dr. Smith is Board certified since 2016.
Dr. Brian Willis is the newest addition to the Neurosurgical Associates of Texarkana. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1992 and completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Utah in 1989. After three years on faculty at the University of New Mexico School of medicine, he returned home to Shreveport to join the faculty at LSUMC where he became a Professor of Neurosurgery. After 21 years of academic medicine training students and residents and running his faculty practice, Dr. Willis has relocated his busy neurosurgical practice to Texarkana, joining Dr. Dietze and Smith at Neurosurgical Associates of Texarkana. Dr. Willis is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He currently holds the position of Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery at LSU. He also served in the Navy Reserve at the rank of Commander and deployed to Iraq with the 1st Battalion/23rd Marines as their Battalion Surgeon. He holds active medical licenses in Louisiana and Texas.