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Our neurosurgery doctor is a recognized expert in the field and has the specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of neurological injuries and conditions.
Neurosurgery, also known as neurological surgery, is a specialized area of medicine exclusive to the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. A neurosurgeon, or neurosurgery physician, specializes in assessing, diagnosing, and surgically treating several conditions and disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system. These medical conditions include:
- Brain tumors
- Chronic pain
- Congenital anomalies
- Degenerative diseases of the spine
- Infections of the brain or spine
- Low back pain
- Pinched nerves
- Vascular disorders
When to Choose a Neurosurgery Doctor Near You
Suffering from lingering symptoms of neurological conditions can lead to a prolonged or progressive condition or injury in patients. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is recommended that you contact a medical specialist near you for an assessment and treatment:
- Discoloration or change in appearance
- Experiencing pain beyond the back area
- Inability to walk or participate in daily activities without pain
- Loss of function or feeling
- Numbness, tingling, or weakness
- Severe pain that does not improve with rest
The Neurosurgery Expert at
Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates
Our fellowship-trained spine surgeon and neurosurgeon, Dr. Lane Spero, is experienced and skilled in providing expert care for our back, neck, and spine patients as well as our neurosurgery patients. Though many conditions can be treated conservatively without surgery through the use of anti-inflammatory medication, injections, or physical therapy, there are ailments and injuries that may require surgery. If neurosurgery is necessary for you, Dr. Spero has the advanced training and expertise to perform several advanced surgical procedures and minimally invasive techniques for the back, neck, and spine as well as medical conditions and disorders affecting the nervous system and brain.
At Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, our expert neurosurgery specialist and staff understand the first step towards reducing your pain and restoring your health is a proper diagnosis to determine the specific cause of your pain. To schedule a consultation with our specialty-trained spine doctor to discuss your condition and treatment options, you may request an appointment online or call (860) 482-8539 and be seen in Torrington or Bristol.