Education and Training: To become a Neurosurgeon one must generally complete four years of college, four years of medical school, a year-long internship that is usually affiliated with their residency program, and five to six years of neurosurgery residency. A Neurosurgeon may also decide to pursue a more specific specialty and receive additional certification in pediatric neurosurgery, trauma/neurocritical care, functional and stereotactic surgery, surgical neuro-oncology, radiosurgery, neurovascular surgery, Interventional neuroradiology, peripheral nerve, or spine surgery and skull base surgery.
What is a
A Neurosurgeon treats disorders of the brain and spinal cord. A Neurosurgeon also treats other parts of the nervous system. A Neurosurgeon is similar to a Neurologist but a Neurosurgeon performs surgery.
What does a Neurosurgeon treat?
A Neurosurgeon can treat: brain tumors, hemorrhages, herniated spinal disc, and spinal cord trauma. A Neurosurgeon can treat Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions. A Neurosurgeon also treats other injuries and diseases to the brain and spinal cord.
How do I find a Neurosurgeon in my city and state?
The wellness.com directory will help you locate a Neurosurgeon in your state. Select Neurosurgeon from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Neurosurgeon in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Neurosurgeon in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Neurosurgeons in your city and state.
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