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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 is a specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoover's areas of clinical interest consist of minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoover accepts. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hoover trained at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/biproducts, 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, who practices in Detroit, MI, Grosse Pointe, MI, and Port Huron, MI, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include brain aneurysm, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Elskens's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Elskens takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Spine, Back & Neck Pain, Accepts patients who refuse blood/biproducts, Nurologic surgery of the ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
2603 Electric Avenue; Suite A
Port Huron, MI
(810) 987-1056; (810) 987-1060

Dr. Peter Grain is a specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Grain has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Grain's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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.