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

Dr. Daniel Elskens works as a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. 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. Clinical interests for Dr. Elskens include peripheral neuropathy, brain aneurysm, and spinal pain. Patient ratings for Dr. Elskens average 3.0 stars out of 5. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Elskens honors. Dr. Elskens is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Spine, Back & Neck Pain, Cervical Arthroplasty, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery, Intracranial ... (Read more)

Devon Alan Hoover MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
1221 Richardson Street
Port Huron, MI
(810) 985-8259

Dr. Devon Hoover works as a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. His areas of clinical interest consist of minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. Dr. Hoover has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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

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

Dr. Peter Grain's specialty is neurosurgery. Dr. Grain accepts 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.