An experienced neurosurgeon, Dr. Arthur Steven Daus works with patients at Mercy Hospital Joplin in Joplin, Missouri. Until late November 2011, he treated individuals at Freeman Hospitals and Health System in the same community. When the Joplin tornado hit May 22, 2011, Dr. Arthur S. Daus performed mass casualty triage and emergency brain surgery, returning to the hospital though being off duty. Several major media outlets, including CNN, interviewed him regarding the care he provided during the storm. Dr. Daus operated on children, some of whom continue to recover. Dr. Arthur Steven Daus has acquired more than 30 years of professional experience since he completed medical school at Saint Louis University. He rotated one year in a general surgery internship at the University of Kentucky and trained in several specialty surgical services. He then completed an additional six year neurosurgery residency at the University of Kentucky, which included rotations in neurology, neurosurgery, neuropathology, neuroradiology, and trauma research. Dr. Arthur S. Daus was the first neurosurgery resident to successfully complete the six month American Board of Neurological Surgery approved neurology training program at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Arthur Daus earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, Magna Cum Laude, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He supports several charities, including the World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the National Audubon Society. Licensed in numerous states and board certified in neurological surgery, Dr. Daus is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He also is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He holds memberships in numerous industry organizations, including the American Medical Association and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.