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Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery

1162 Professional Drive
Williamsburg, VA

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Clinical interests: Pediatric Neurosurgery

Dr. Ann Ritter's area of specialization is pediatric neurosurgery. She has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological surgery. Dr. Ritter is affiliated with MCV Associated Physicians. She takes Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Ritter attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

120 Kings Way; Suite 3500
Williamsburg, VA
(757) 220-6823; (757) 594-4006

(Average of 3.4 in 3 ratings)

Dr. James Lesnick is a neurosurgeon. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Lesnick's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riverside Regional Medical Center, Riverside Medical Group, and Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine, Neurosurgery

4125 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA
(757) 327-0657; (757) 345-6077

(Average of 4.2 in 16 ratings)

Dr. Jeffrey Moore, who practices in Newport News, VA and Williamsburg, VA, is a medical specialist in spine surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Moore obtained his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Moore is professionally affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

120 Kings Way; Suite 3500
Williamsburg, VA
(757) 534-5200; (757) 534-5830

(Average of 2 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Javier Amadeo's area of specialization is neurosurgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center, Riverside Medical Group, and Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. Dr. Amadeo graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Amadeo trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico for his residency. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

120 Kings Way
Williamsburg, VA
(757) 534-5200; (757) 220-6823

Clinical interests: Angiography

Dr. Dean Kostov is a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon in Nerport News, VA, Newport News, VA, and Williamsburg, VA. Dr. Kostov's clinical interests encompass angiography (angiogram). He is professionally affiliated with Riverside Medical Group. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Kostov attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Kostov (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Bulgarian.

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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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