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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1887 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 1900
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Ceslovas Rothschild, who practices in Orange Park, FL, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. He graduated from Kaunas University of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rothschild is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Rothschild (or staff) speaks Lithuanian and Russian.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
2021 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 101
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Mark Spatola's medical specialty is neurosurgery. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spatola accepts. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Spatola's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1887 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 1900
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Vitarbo is a specialist in neurosurgery. She works in Orange Park, FL. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Vitarbo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
4689 Us Highway 17; Suite 11
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Thi Do is a neurosurgery specialist. Dr. Do is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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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.