Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

About Dr. Durward

Dr. Quentin Durward is a board-certified neurosurgeon, with specialized training in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery. He was one of the original founders of CNOS, after serving as an assistant professor of surgery at Dartmouth Medical School and private practice in Sioux City.

Dr. Durward was born and raised in New Zealand, attending medical school at the University of Otago. Following graduation, he did his internship in Vancouver, Canada and then his neurosurgical residency at the University of Western Ontario. His training included all aspects of neurosurgery with sub specialization in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery.

Following three and a half years of practice as an assistant professor of surgery at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire, Dr. Durward commenced practice in Sioux City in 1987. He was one of the original founders of Sioux City Neurology Neurosurgery, which merged with Northwest Iowa Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine to form CNOS in 1999. His practice is primarily based in the Dakota Dunes office, but he also has a clinic and performs surgery at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, wing hunting, and fishing.


Physician Assistant

Faye Winder

Faye Winder

Background Information

Clinic Locations
Other Specialties
  • Residency: University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Internship: Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
  • Medical Education: University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Undergraduate: Canterbury University, New Zealand

Patient Testimonials

Dr. Durward is a highly skilled Neurosurgeon who provides honest and easily understood recommendations. He will not recommend surgery for a condition unless it will provide the best outcome for a patient. If there are other options, he will explain the options and the advantages as well as disadvantages of each option.

- Anonymous

The CNOS staff is awesome, most pleasant, courteous, friendly and caring. Dr. Durward is the best. I would and do sing his praises to everyone! Without him I would not be here.

- Dr. Durward's Patient