We found 4 neurosurgeons near Wichita, KS.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
818 N Emporia; Suite 200
Wichita, KS
 

Dr. Nazih Moufarrij is a Wichita, KS physician who specializes in neurosurgery. His education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at Cleveland Clinic. Patient ratings for Dr. Moufarrij average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Moufarrij (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lebanese, Arabic, and French. He is affiliated with Via Christi Health.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology
550 N Hillside Street; Neurocritical Care Unit
Wichita, KS
 

Dr. Laxmi Dhakal's specialties are neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Dhakal studied medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Wesley Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3305 E Douglas Avenue; Suite 101
Wichita, KS
 

Specializes in Neurosurgery
7829 E Rockhill Street; 303
Wichita, KS
 

Dr. Paul Stein's specialty is neurosurgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5.

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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.
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