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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Grief as His Guide

In this episode, we meet Dr. Joseph D. Stern and learn about his remarkable journey from neurosurgeon to caregiver and back to neurosurgeon.

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