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devon-alan-hoover-md

Specializes in Neurosurgery, Back and Neck Surgery

1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

(Average of 5 in 6 ratings)

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

Dr. Devon Hoover works as a neurosurgeon. Dr. Hoover's clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and minimally invasive surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. MultiPlan, Health Alliance Plan (HAP), and Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoover accepts. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Hoover has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Beaumont Hospitals, and Port Huron Hospital.

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daniel-philip-elskens-md

Specializes in Neurosurgery, Back and Neck Surgery

1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

(Average of 4 in 16 ratings)

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

Dr. Daniel Elskens is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, brain aneurysm, and brain tumor. Dr. Elskens is professionally affiliated with St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Beaumont Hospitals, and Port Huron Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Elskens completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Elskens average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes MultiPlan, MESSA, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. He works in Port Huron, MI. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Grain trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His professional 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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