Fraser C. Henderson Sr. MD

Fraser C. Henderson Sr. MD

Board Member

Dr. Fraser C. Henderson Sr. MD is a neurological and spine surgeon with a distinguished career spanning military service, scholarly research and private practice. Outside his medical practice, Dr. Henderson’s interests revolve around travel, early American history and cultural resource preservation.

In addition to serving on the board of the Fund to Conserve U.S. Diplomatic Treasures Abroad, Dr. Henderson is a member of the Society of Cincinnati, the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons, as well as The Order of St. John.  He also serves on the board of the Bobby Jones Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation. 

Before his academic studies, he worked as foreman on a cattle station in the Outback of Australia. After receiving his Bachelor’s and Medical degrees at the University of Virginia, he served with the Multi-National Peace Keeping Force in Beirut, Lebanon, earning the Navy Commendation Medal for preparedness and treatment of mass casualties, following the terrorist bombing attack in October 1983. He served as Brigade Neurosurgeon for the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, in the 1st Gulf War, and he completed his active duty obligation at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.   

Dr. Henderson was a Professor of Neurosurgery, in various roles, at Georgetown University for over 13 years.  Currently, Dr. Henderson is Chief of Neurosurgery at Doctors Community Hospital in Maryland, Director of The Metropolitan Neurosurgery Group, and staff member at University Maryland Capital Region l Medical Center. 

He and his wife, Becky, live on a small historic farm in Maryland where they raised three sons.