Team Approach to Spine Care
Multi-Specialty Spine and Brain Physicians in Northern New Jersey
atients across northern New Jersey can receive the diagnosis and treatment they need from a highly skilled team of surgeons and specialist physicians at the state’s most comprehensive center for treating brain, spine, musculoskeletal, pain, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgery conditions. Through personalized treatment plans and state-of-the-art technology, Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics (CNSO) treats a broad spectrum of brain, spine, nerve, oncologic, musculoskeletal, and cosmetic, conditions along with any pain associated with the condition. The practice encompasses the related specialties, including:
Expertly Coordinated Patient Care
From the initial consultation to the last follow-up visit, patients at CNSO receive coordinated care from a dedicated healthcare team. The award-winning neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, and plastic surgeons specialists in pain control and management, rehabilitation, , and physical therapy have been educated at the top institutions in the country. At CNSO, they work together to comprehensively treat patients. The list of conditions treated include:
- Brain tumors
- Brain disorders
- Degenerative spine conditions
- Disc disorders
- Facial pain and cranial nerve tumors
- Failed/revision spine surgery
- Migraine headaches
- Nerve tumors
- Pituitary tumors
- Pinched nerve
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal tumors
- Traumatic spinal conditions
- Reconstructive Breast Surgery
- Hand Surgery
The team produces carefully crafted treatment plans backed by medically proven, evidence-based practices. Highly skilled, compassionate doctors take the time to explain to each patient and their family the most effective treatment options related to the patient’s diagnosis. They answer any questions they may have. This helps ensure the individual is aware and understands their journey toward wellness and recovery.
If there are any language concerns, the medical team is fluent in multiple languages which include Spanish, Korean, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Mandarin Chinese, Hebrew, and English.
Surgical and Nonsurgical Back and Brain Treatments
Combining technical excellence, successful outcomes, and patient comfort along the path to recovery, surgical and nonsurgical treatments are available at Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics. Taking a conservative approach to care, patients typically seek to first attempt non-invasive treatment and pain management techniques. Along with several others, these treatments may include the following:
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation (See below)
- Over the Counter Medication
- Braces and supportive equipment
- Prescribed Medication
- Epidural Injections
- Joint injections
- Medial Branch Blocks
- Radiofrequency Ablation
- Trigger point injection
Physical therapy (PT) involves hands-on treatment designed to increase a patient’s mobility, flexibility, strength, and conditioning. Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics offers the following types of PT:
- Manual therapy
- Physical exercise
- Hot and cold therapy
- Electrical stimulation
- Ultrasound therapy
The highly skilled, board-certified CNSO surgeons are experts in every type of spine surgery and brain surgery. They have years of experience successfully performing complex cases. The team uses the latest technology for interoperative neurological monitoring, stereotactic radiosurgery, gamma knife, LINAC, proton therapy, robotic surgery, microscopes, laser, and minimally invasive surgical techniques, to proficiently treat each patient’s unique condition. Surgical treatments are available, such as:
- Brain Tumor Excision
- Pituitary Tumors Excision
- Spine Tumors Excision
- Nerve Tumors Excision
- Blood clot evacuation of the brain
- Brain and spine trauma surgery
- Spine Fusion
- Discectomy – removal of the damaged portion of a disc in the spine
- Hydrocephalus shunting – implanting catheters to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid to another part of the body)
- Laminectomy – surgery to treat bone spurs, spinal stenosis, or other conditions that affect the spinal nerves
- Spinal deformity corrective surgery
- Spinal Cord Stimulator
Patients benefit from seeking care at an organized diagnostic treatment center. Each person is expertly monitored throughout their entire treatment course, which includes the coordination of hospital-based surgeries and radiation oncology services. By maximizing surgical and nonsurgical treatments, the specialists can reduce the duration of pain, increase the rate of recovery, and help patients get back to their daily activities with minimal discomfort.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
In addition, CNSO provides patients access to plastic surgery, wound care, and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer and cosmetic purposes. Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Hakan M. Kutlu, M.D. specializes in surgical treatments for the face, breast, body, and skin for both men and women.
For more info, go to: https://www.drkutlu.com/procedures/
Locations and Telehealth Services
CNSO has offices throughout northern New Jersey in Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson, and Morris counties. Patients can make appointments in locations that are most convenient for them. The team fully understands that personal satisfaction and comfort play a vital role in promoting successful treatment outcomes. The team will accommodate by collaborating with their provider of choice to ensure a continuum of care.
Telemedicine appointments are available, which help broaden accessibility and reduce downtime from work for many patients. Telehealth appointments mirror the experience of an in-person visit, providing the same level of professionalism and detail patients have come to expect in the offices. During a virtual visit, specialists can evaluate and potentially diagnose patients with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions as well as cosmetic conditions, plus review test results.
Meet the Multi-Specialty Physicians at CNSO
The dedicated surgical and non-surgical teams at CNSO understand how a well-rounded approach to care can make a difference in a patient’s quality of life. With a group of leading multidisciplinary specialists, patients receive vital healthcare services through treatment plans that cover the full course of care, from treatment to recovery. Patients will receive comprehensive and coordinated care, so they can resume a healthy, less painful lifestyle free from limitations. By working with the CNSO leading board-certified neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, plastic surgery, interventional pain management physicians, physiatrists, rehabilitation specialists, and certified physical therapists, patients can return to enjoying life.
For more information about CNSO and how patients in northern New Jersey can benefit from neurosurgery, orthopedics, spine surgery, pain management, plastic surgery, physical therapy, and more, contact us today.