Jean Louis Benae, MD

Neurosurgeon North Texas Brain & Spine
972.704.1535 8865 Synergy Drive
Suite 100
McKinney, TX 75070
5+ Years of Medical Experience


  • Top10MD | 2017
  • Gianini Undergraduate Research Award
  • Gianini Undergraduate Research Award
  • Oustanding Community Services Achievement
  • Honors Thesis, Medical School


  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurosurgery
  • Fellowship, UCLA Brain Injury Research Center
  • Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin


Please contact Dr. Benae’s office to see if your insurance is accepted.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Methodist Mckinney
  • Victory Medical Center, Plano
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Allen
  • Victory Medical Center, Mckinney


Born in Cameroon, and raised in Paris, France, Dr. Jean Louis Benae came to the United States at the age of 20 to attend the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He pursued a degree in Physiological Sciences and graduated with honors. He continued his education at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, where he obtained his Doctorate in Medicine.

During his graduate medical education, his fascination for neuroscience led him to a neurotrauma research fellowship with the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center. After completing his research fellowship, Dr. Benae began his neurosurgery specialty training at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee.

Throughout his extensive training and professional experience, Dr. Benae has accrued remarkable versatility with complex spine and minimally invasive spine surgery.

His unique approach to spine care involves a comprehensive care model. “In our clinic, we have a comprehensive approach to spine care. From educating you about your disease process to assisting with choices of effective non-surgical treatment modalities, and when indicated you would be offered the latest in minimally invasive spine surgery.”

Dr. Benae is committed to sharing his knowledge and helping those in need. He has organized multiple medical missions to various developing countries and strives to be active in his local community through participation in health fairs and free educational seminars.

He is Board-Certified and a member of various distinguished national and international neurosurgical societies such as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and AO Spine.

Don’t live in pain. Contact Dr. Benae today and explore your options. Let his experience work for you.

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