Jan
24
Practice Neurosurgeon Published in New York Times

Joseph Stern, MD, shared his insights about the importance of communicating with family members of critically injured patients in the neurosurgical ICU.

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Dec
13
Back Talk Answers Patients’ Most Common Questions About Back Pain

Patients suffering from back pain have many questions. A booklet written by physiatrist Sanjiv Lakhia, DO, of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates is providing some answers. The booklet, Back Talk, addresses many of the most common questions regarding the spine and causes of back pain. 

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Nov
20
Robotic Surgery Leads To Greater Accuracy, Shorter Surgical Times & Faster Recovery

The neurosurgeons of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates continue to remain at the forefront of technology. This includes the integration of robotics into performing intricate surgery. 

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Nov
01
Matthew McGirt, MD, Co-Authors CNS Paper Of The Year

 The Congress of Neurological Surgeons named a published paper co-authored by Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates neurosurgeon Matthew McGirt, MD, as Paper of the Year for 2018-2019 in the Socioeconomics, Health Policy and Law section.

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Oct
17
Navigated Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Performed At Local Surgery Center

Neurosurgeon Vinay Deshmukh, MD, FACS, performed a navigated minimally invasive lumbar fusion at Carolina Center For Specialty Surgery located near uptown Charlotte. This was one of the first times a procedure of this kind has been performed in a freestanding ambulatory surgery center (ASC).

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Sep
23
Practice Neurosurgeon Is A Guiding Force In The Creation Of A National Spine Registry

The ability for spine surgeons across North America to share data about patient outcomes took a giant leap forward with the recent creation of the American Spine Registry (ASR). Anthony Asher, MD, FAANS, FACS, a neurosurgeon at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates is Co-Chairman of the ASR.

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Sep
08
Greensboro Neurosurgeon Cycles 500 Miles Through The French Alps

Our Greensboro office recently welcomed the addition of neurosurgeon Thomas Ostergard, MD. Just a week prior to joining the practice, Dr. Ostergard was completing what many call the most difficult amateur cycling race in the world. 

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Aug
07
Congratulations Craig VanDerVeer, MD On Your Retirement!

Neurosurgeon Craig VanDerVeer, MD, a guiding force in neurosurgery for this region and the nation, is beginning a new chapter of possibilities with his retirement. Thank you for over three decades of setting new standards for brain and spine care.

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