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We found 3 neurosurgeons near Port Huron, MI.

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Dr. Devon Alan Hoover, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
 

Dr. Devon Hoover's areas of specialization are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Hoover has indicated that his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Hoover graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Daniel Philip Elskens, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
 

Dr. Daniel Elskens is a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Elskens include peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Elskens is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care. Dr. Elskens takes Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Elskens completed residency programs at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Lumbar Spine Problems, Cervical Spine Problems, Surgical Procedures, Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Peter Gregory Grain, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
2603 Electric Avenue; Suite A
Port Huron, MI
 

Dr. Peter Grain is a specialist in neurosurgery. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Grain has a 1.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for 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.