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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1818 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA
 

Dr. Lee Selznick's medical specialty is neurosurgery. He studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. Patients rated Dr. Selznick highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Selznick is in-network for Medicaid insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Winchester Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1818 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA
 

Dr. Steven Schopick practices neurosurgery in Winchester, VA. His education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Schopick takes Medicaid insurance. Dr. Schopick is affiliated with Winchester Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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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.