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1 . resultDevon Alan Hoover MD
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Specializes in Neurosurgery

1201 Stone Street; Suite 1
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

(rated an average of 5 in 6 ratings)

Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/biproducts, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Back and Neck Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Devon Hoover specializes in neurosurgery. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Hoover is especially interested in neck surgery, spine surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hoover honors MultiPlan, Health Alliance Plan (HAP), and Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Beaumont Hospitals.

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2 . resultDaniel Philip Elskens MD
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Specializes in Neurosurgery

1201 Stone Street; #1
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

(rated an average of 4 in 16 ratings)

Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/biproducts, Brain Tumors, Spine, Back & Neck Pain, Laboratory ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Elskens practices neurosurgery in Grosse Pointe, MI, Detroit, MI, and Port Huron, MI. The average patient rating for Dr. Elskens is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: neck surgery, back pain, and spine surgery. Dr. Elskens takes MultiPlan, MESSA, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Elskens attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, and Beaumont Hospitals.

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3 . resultDr. Peter Gregory Grain MD
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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 neurosurgery specialist in Port Huron, MI. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Grain completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors' Hospital of Michigan, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

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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.

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