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

Dr. Devon Hoover's specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. Patients rated Dr. Hoover highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Hoover attended Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hoover has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include 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, Back and Neck Surgery

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

Dr. Daniel Elskens is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and neurosurgery. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: peripheral neuropathy, brain aneurysm, and spinal pain. Patient reviews placed Dr. Elskens at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. Dr. Elskens is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Spine, Back & Neck Pain, Cervical Arthroplasty, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery, Intracranial ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
2603 Electric Avenue; Suite A
Port Huron, MI
(810) 987-1056; (810) 966-3000

Dr. Peter Grain is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Grain average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Grain is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron and Doctors' Hospital of Michigan.

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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.