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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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoover include minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Hoover accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Hoover attended Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hoover has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Hoover is professionally 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' areas of specialization are spine surgery and neurosurgery; he sees patients in Detroit, MI, Grosse Pointe, MI, and Port Huron, MI. His clinical interests include brain aneurysm, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Elskens graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Elskens takes.

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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) 966-3000

Dr. Peter Grain specializes in neurosurgery and practices in Port Huron, MI. Dr. Grain is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University for residency. 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.
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