A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries; disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution.
|Total number of Neurological Surgeons on Doctor.com:||8133|
|Percentage of Neurological Surgeons who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Neurological Surgeons listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||27.2 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Neurological Surgeons:||36/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Neurological Surgeons:||4 (out of 5)|