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Specializes in Neurosurgery
818 N Emporia 200
Wichita, KS
 

Dr. Nazih Moufarrij's area of specialization is neurosurgery. He is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency. Dr. Moufarrij has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Moufarrij accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Moufarrij (or staff) speaks Lebanese, Arabic, and French. He is affiliated with Via Christi Health.

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

Dr. Jonathan Morgan is a neurosurgery specialist. Dr. Morgan takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Dr. Eustaquio Abay is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Wichita, KS. He attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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

Dr. Paul Stein specializes in neurosurgery and practices in Wichita, KS. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5.

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

Dr. Laxmi Dhakal is a neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Wichita, KS. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dhakal attended medical school at Southern Illinois University 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.