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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. He works in Detroit, MI and Port Huron, MI. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoover 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. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoover takes. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Hoover attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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

Dr. Daniel Elskens is a spine surgery and neurosurgery specialist. In his practice, Dr. Elskens focuses on peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Elskens's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Elskens is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cervical Arthroplasty, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery, Intracranial Neoplasms, Peripheral Nerve ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Peter Grain works as a neurosurgeon. His average patient rating is 1.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Grain is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine.

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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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