Dr. Billings believes that the foundation to any relationship is honesty, humility, and compassion. He uses clear and concise language with models and illustrations to discuss image findings and explain complex neurosurgical conditions. He focuses on each patient’s specific concerns in order to partner in formulating individualized care plans including both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
Dr. Billings grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. He attended Liberty University where he obtained his B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2008 after which he attended the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he obtained his D.O. degree in 2013.
Dr. Billings completed his neurosurgery residency in California at Riverside University Health System where he received comprehensive neurosurgical training in the treatment of pain, spinal disorders, neurovascular disease, movement disorders, chiari malformations, hydrocephalus, pediatrics, neuro-oncology, and trauma. He was chief resident at Riverside University Health System from 2018-2019. He subsequently completed a CAST accredited Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis in 2020 with advanced subspecialty training in complex, minimally invasive, and robotic spine surgery.
Dr. Billings is a board-certified neurosurgeon and is currently an active member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Billings enjoys the full breadth of neurosurgical care with a focus on traumatic and degenerative disorders of the spine.
Dr. Billings is married to Tara Billings who shares his passion for helping others as a pediatrician. They enjoy spending time outdoors in Bellingham and in the surrounding mountains with their dog Sasha whenever possible and enjoying all of the beauty that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.