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Dr. Lee Sandquist D.O.
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Dr. Wesley Joseph Whitson MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Ms. Tacey E P Griffin PA-C
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Greg A. Moser PA-C
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Mr. James Patrick Campbell DO
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Mr. David C. Hyde PA-C
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 1201 S Miller Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Steven Samuel Tilka
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Craig M. Garver MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Average rating 4.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Peter Ward MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Average rating 2.75 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Alfred Higgins MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Average rating 4.75 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Richard A. Dickson MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Address: 820 N Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801
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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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