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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 practices spine surgery and neurosurgery. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Hoover's areas of expertise consist of minimally invasive surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Hoover has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Port Huron Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Beaumont Hospitals.

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

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

Dr. Daniel Elskens is a medical specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. Dr. Elskens is especially interested in brain aneurysm, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Port Huron Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Beaumont Hospitals. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Elskens takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna.

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Clinical interests: Spine, Back & Neck Pain, Nurologic surgery of the back, neck and brain, Accepts patients who refuse ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
2603 Electric Avenue; Suite A
Port Huron, MI
(810) 987-1056; (810) 987-1060

Dr. Peter Grain works as a neurosurgeon. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Port Huron Hospital, Doctors' Hospital of Michigan, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Dr. Grain accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Grain trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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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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