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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 works as a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. 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. In his practice, Dr. Elskens focuses on peripheral neuropathy. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Elskens's hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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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 specializes in spine surgery and neurosurgery. Dr. Hoover has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. Dr. Hoover attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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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 works as a neurosurgeon. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Grain honors 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.