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Daniel Philip Elskens MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

Dr. Daniel Elskens practices spine surgery and neurosurgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Elskens include peripheral neuropathy. Patient ratings for Dr. Elskens average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Elskens is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. His professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cervical Arthroplasty, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery, Intracranial Neoplasms, Peripheral Nerve ... (Read more)

Devon Alan Hoover MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

Dr. Devon Hoover is a specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Hoover completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Hoover has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
2603 Electric Avenue; Suite A
Port Huron, MI
(810) 987-1056

Dr. Peter Grain is a neurosurgery specialist in Port Huron, MI. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Grain takes Medicare insurance.

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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.