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Advanced Spine and Brain

Improve your quality of life

A highly skilled and experienced team of neurosurgeons and advanced practice providers offers a wide range of treatments for brain, spine and nervous system conditions. We provide comprehensive neurosurgical care and innovative treatments to relieve pain and symptoms.

Our experts deliver the right care at the right time, from therapy services and pain management to minimally invasive procedures and surgery. We provide options to improve pain and symptoms and help you develop strategies to improve your quality of life.

“My goal is to educate patients about their condition, and to determine if there is a surgical or non-surgical option that can help them feel better." - Dr. Michael Rhee

Contact us to discuss your questions and options at 816.415.3437

Spine care
Back pain and sciatic symptoms are some of the most common reasons to see a neurosurgeon. Whether caused by traumatic injury or degenerative condition, we offer a wide range of expert care in the treatment of spinal conditions and injuries of the neck, mid-back and lower-back.

Brain surgery is used to treat a variety of conditions including tumors, blood clots, aneurysms, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and more.

Nervous system
Disorders of the peripheral nerves occur within all parts of the body. These may include vascular disorders such as stroke or subarachnoid hemorrhage; infections such as meningitis, encephalitis or epidural absess; and more.

Trauma and acute neurosurgery
Experts are available to provide emergency care whenever you need it.

Our board certified neurosurgeons are equipped with leading-edge technology and provide a wide range of neurosurgical care for conditions including:
• Neck pain
• Back pain
• Concussion
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Entrapment syndrome
• Ulnar nerve entrapment
• Epilepsy
• Movement disorders
• Brain tumors
• Gliomas
• Pituitary Adenomas
• Aneurysms
• Stroke
• Craniofacial anomalies
• Craniosynostosis
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Compression fractures
• Cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis
• Cervical and lumbar radiculopathies
• Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
• Hydrocephalus and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)

"The precision with which we perform minimally invasive surgeries results in less pain and a much quicker recovery for our patients." - Dr. Bradley Hiser

Conditions treated include:
• Central nervous system tumors
• Brain (intracranial) tumors
• Peripheral nerve surgery

“Patients sometimes think they have to travel hours away for procedures we perform right here in the Northland." - Tracy Wheeler, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Quality & Patient Satisfaction

Our patient satisfaction ratings consistently exceed national and local averages – and as the only Northland hospital to receive an "A" safety grade three consecutive times from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2021, Spring and Fall 2022), we are proud to be the highest-ranking hospital for safety in the Northland. We care deeply about delivering excellence in safety, outcomes and patient experience.

Advanced Spine and Brain

This is where you get back to an active lifestyle.

Call for an appointment: 816.415.3437