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Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Charles Duncan works as a pediatric neurosurgeon in New Haven, CT and Norwalk, CT. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Duncan is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Duncan's office for an appointment. He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Duke University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cyst, Hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida, Epilepsy Surgery, Brain Cancer, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Paul Sanderson, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
148 East Avenue; Suite 3d
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Scott Sanderson sees patients in Norwalk, CT and Danbury, CT. His medical specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Sanderson is 4.5 stars out of 5. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his professional training, Dr. Sanderson completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Sanderson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Korean. Dr. Sanderson is affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
728 Post Road East
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Gary Zimmerman's specialty is neurosurgery. Dr. Zimmerman is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Zimmerman completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Zimmerman is 4.0 stars out of 5. MultiPlan, Anthem, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zimmerman honors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Tumor

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Michael Diluna is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and Norwalk, CT. Dr. Diluna attended Yale School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida, Spine Tumor, Arteriovenous Malformation, Chiari Malformation, Trauma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramon A Batson, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
148 East Avenue; Suite 3d
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Ramon Batson is a specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. He works in Norwalk, CT and Danbury, CT. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His professional affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. Before completing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Batson attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Dr. Syed Javed Shahid, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
148 East Avenue; Suite 3d
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Syed Shahid is a specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Shahid is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shahid is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Kings County Hospital Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
30 Stevens Street
Norwalk, CT
 

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What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the highly skilled specialty devoted to the surgical treatment of issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. It is similar to the specialty of neurology, which also treats disorders of the nervous system. Even though there is some overlap, neurosurgery focuses on the surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. However, not every neurosurgery job means surgery -- neurosurgeons may also provide a diagnosis, interpret imaging and test results, or provide non-surgical treatment, depending on the nature of the illness.

Neurosurgeons treat nervous system disorders such as:
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Brain or spine tumors
  • Blood clots in the brain
  • Hydroencephalitis
  • Aneurysms or stroke
  • Seizures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Carpal or cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Repair of severed nerves
  • Infections of the brain or spinal fluid

Because the nervous system is both so delicate and so complex, neurosurgery has one of the most rigorous and competitive medical education programs. After college and medical school, it is common for a neurosurgeon to require 7-10 additional years of intense training.

New discoveries in this field allow neurosurgeons to heal and accomplish more than ever before, and they are now able to treat many injuries and illnesses that were once fatal.