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We treat many back and neck conditions that cause chronic pain such as herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, car accident spinal injuries, concussion and much more. Our experience treating a wide variety of spinal conditions allows us to safely and accurate diagnose and resolve issues of the spine with comprehensive care.
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Tips on Choosing a Kennesaw Back Specialist
While most people with neck and back pains seek some kind of remedy for the pain, it may be time to find a Kennesaw spine specialist. A neurosurgeon is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal injuries. Most spine specialists are either orthopedists or neurosurgeons who have completed specialized training in the spine. If you know you need to see a spine doctor, you might be curious where to begin. The first step is to choose the best spine specialist for you, so here are a few things to think about.
SPINAL PROCEDURE EXPERIENCE
It doesn’t have to be difficult for you to find a decent back specialist in Kennesaw. It’s good to look at how many years of practice the doctor has in their field and with the procedures they may treat you with. Check to see whether your potential neurosurgeon offers the back treatment you need. You may also inquire about how many times they have performed the surgery specified. Any successful spine doctor in Kennesaw should have at least a few years of experience treating patients with orthopedic issues, but hopefully a decade or more. Compared to a beginner back specialist who is only starting on their career, a practitioner with more than 20 years of experience is more likely to produce the desired results of long lasting pain relief.
WHAT DOES A KENNESAW BACK DOCTOR TREAT?
There are a wide range of conditions a Kennesaw spine specialist treats. Some of the more common ailments include herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, car accident injuries, concussions, bone spurs and much more. Many times a patient experiences multiple conditions contributing to their overall symptoms, and so a comprehensive treatment plan that deals with all the issues is needed from an expert doctor. An important first step is getting an accurate diagnosis, which is aided by imaging machines like an open MRI or X-ray.
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Never be afraid to question your prospective spine doctor’s skills and credentials. Before you call a Kennesaw spine doctor, your back expert, make sure the surgeons’ board certifications are up to date. It’s best to seek advice and resources from Kennesaw spine professionals who have the required qualifications. Your future neurosurgeon’s board certification will help you ensure that he or she has the necessary credentials from a reputable professional organization to perform back surgery. You should also ask any questions or clarifications you have about any procedures you may want to know more about.
EXAMINE CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS AND REFERRALS
The majority of Kennesaw’s spine specialists have well-established websites. Their website contains a lot of information about procedures they perform, issues they treat and plenty of information about the doctors. Most of the time, patients will have reviews on their interactions with the surgeons. Look at the ratings that patients leave on the doctor’s website and Google to see how much confidence they have in their doctors.
Back Surgery in Kennesaw GA
Call us today to schedule a same day appointment at one of our 3 locations around the Kennesaw area. Benefits of scheduling an appointment with AllSpine include:
- In-house Open MRI machines for accurate and comfortable diagnosis.
- Comprehensive treatment plans to relieve your symptoms and pain.
- We use the least invasive solutions possible to save you risks & complications.
Dr. Shahram Rezaiamiri
Dr. Shahram Rezaiamiri, MD, FACS he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle in 1988. Before going back to UW to attend medical school, he worked for GTE Research Labs in Boston and spent a year in Texas in their GTE’s telecommunications division. Dr. Rezaiamiri finished medical school in 1994 and then attended the University of Rochester and completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Strong Memorial Hospital. In 1998, he spent one year in Virginia completing a fellowship in Complex Spinal Surgery. He has been in Atlanta since 2001. Dr. Rezaiamiri has extensive experience in treating complex spinal disorders. He was the first in the south Atlanta area to perform minimally invasive spinal discectomy and fusion. He also has extensive experience in treating brain tumors. He was the first to introduce the Computer Based Stereotactic Image Guided Surgery in the Atlanta area for the treatment of brain tumors. Dr. Rezaiamiri is presently one of the few spine surgeons who perform the new minimally invasive spinal fusion technique, XLIF. Fellow Member of the American Board of Neurosurgery. Dr. Rezaiamiri has privileges at Piedmont Henry, Southern Regional Medical Center, and Piedmont Atlanta.
Dr. Robert Friedman
Dr. Robert Friedman, MD, FACS specializes in Neurosurgery. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of New York at Stony Brook and then went on to receive his medical degree at the State University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in neurosurgery. Dr. Friedman is board certified in neurosurgery and has special interests in spinal disorders, including spinal stenosis, herniated disks, and tumors of the spine. He also has a special interest in neurostimulation for chronic pain. Dr. Friedman has over 30 years of experience in Neurosurgery. He is currently accepting new patients at our Stockbridge and Newnan locations.
Dr. Bradley Troxler
Dr. Bradley Troxler, DO is a physiatrist specializing in the conservative and interventional management of complex spine and musculoskeletal conditions. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the North American Spine Society, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. After earning his Osteopathic medical degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he went on to complete his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Boston Medical Center in 2012. Additionally, he elected to pursue subspecialty fellowship training in both Osteopathic Neuromuscular Medicine and Interventional Spine, of which the latter was completed at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA. He is skilled in the use of ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided procedures, and in the use of Osteopathic manual medicine in the treatment of complex spine and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Troxler emphasizes the importance of exercise and movement in both restoring function and improving patient outcomes. He has a special interest in the use and advancement of regenerative medicine modalities.