The human spine is extraordinarily complex, and spine problems affect the majority of us as we age. Check out my blog to learn more about spine conditions and how we treat them.

I am a neurosurgeon, specializing in general neurosurgery. I am interested in minimally invasive surgery of the spine, as well as spinal and cranial neuro-oncology. Click here to read my bio and learn more about me.

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Recent Posts

Anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion (ACDF)

ACDFACDF – anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion – is a common neurosurgical procedure.  It can be used to treat a variety of problems related to cervical spine disease: cervical disk herniation, cervical instability, foraminal stenosis, and cervical stenosis.  These conditions can…

Lumbar spinal stenosis

Lumbar stenosis is a term for narrowing of the canal where the spinal nerve roots travel in the back.   It is often caused by a combination of degenerative conditions that all lead to narrowing of this canal:

  •             Arthritis and overgrowth of the facet joints
  •  …