Brain and Spine

Virtua neurologists and orthopedic spine surgeons and Penn Medicine neurosurgeons have come together to provide specialized brain and spine care in South Jersey.
Neurology - Virtua Service

Neurology

Neurologists provide medical treatment of brain and nervous system disorders and evaluate patients to find the causes of pain, seizures, confusion and other neurological issues.

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Neurosurgery - Virtua Service

Brain Surgery

Brain surgeons (neurosurgeons) perform surgery to treat conditions including stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.

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Spine Surgery - Virtua Service

Spine Surgery

Spine surgeons treat conditions including back pain, herniated discs, compression fractures, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, and spinal nerve compression and impingement.

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Celebrating Our Patients' Success After Surgery

Mike Saccomanno

Mike Saccomanno: I can play with my Sons Again Thanks to Penn and Virtua

Mike was running on his treadmill when he collapsed from having a stroke. See how Penn Medicine and Virtua saved his life.

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Back Pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: Better on the Other Side of Back Pain

A 42-year-old had surgery on a ruptured disc and was up and walking the same night of the surgery and doesn't think about his pain anymore.

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Back Pain - Virtua Pain and Spine Institute

Personal Story: A Little Luck and a Lot of Love

A retired military veteran battled back pain for years, and finally feels relief thanks to Virtua Brain and Spine Institute.

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Back pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: When Back Pain Won't Take a Vacation

An OB/GYN receives a successful discectomy, herniated disc surgery, after suffering through a year of debilitating back and sciatica pain.

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Mike Stavola

Mike Stavola: Surgery at Virtua Memorial is a No-Brainer

Mike likes to hike, but his back pain was getting worse. See how spine surgery through Penn Medicine | Virtua got him back on the trails.

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Arthritis Pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: Fred is Back on His Feet Again

Virtua's Brain and Spine Institute helps a patient with chronic arthritic pain and undiagnosed scoliosis get back to walking with no pain.

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Award Winning

Virtua Memorial Hospital was designated an Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for its spine surgery program and also has been awarded a Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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When tests revealed a pea-sized mass in Elena Wyche’s brain, she turned to Penn Medicine | Virtua brain surgeon Patrick Connolly, MD, for treatment.

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