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  • Spine Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Research

 

Spine Surgery


  Michael P. Steinmetz, MD
Medical Director, MetroHealth Spine Center
Chair, Department of Neurosciences
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty Interests: Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Adult Deformity Surgery, Degenerative Spine Conditions, Tumors of the Spine and Spinal Cord, Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury

Areas of Interest: Complex Spine Surgery, Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery, Degenerative Conditions of the Spine, Spine Trauma, Spine Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury

Learn more about Dr. Michael P. Steinmetz 

     

  James S. Anderson, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty Interests: Degenerative Conditions of the Spine, Minimal Access Spine Surgery, Brain and Spine Tumors, Brain and Spine Trauma, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)

Areas of Interest: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

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  Robert T. Geertman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialties: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Health

Areas of Interest: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Skull Base Neurosurgery, Neuroendoscopy/Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular Disorders

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  Timothy A. Moore, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty Interests: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Spine Trauma and Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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  Sean J. Nagel, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty: Neurosurgery
Spinal Surgery Procedures to Alleviate Chronic Pain

Learn more about Dr. Sean J. Nagel

 

 

Pain Management


  Kutaiba Tabbaa, MD
Director, MetroHealth Pain Management Service
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty Interests: Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Percutaneous, Laser/Non-Laser Disk Decompression for Acute Herniated Disk, Neuropathic Pain, Advanced Neuromodulation Therapies & Spasticity Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Adults with Neurological Injuries

Learn more about Dr. Kutaiba Tabbaa

     

  Brendan Astley, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Specialty Interests: Anesthesiology Pain Management Chronic Low Back Pain Radiculopathy Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Radiofrequency Techniques Cancer Pain

Areas of Interest: Chronic Low Back Pain Radiculopathy Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Radiofrequency Techniques Cancer Pain

Learn more about Dr. Brendan Astley 

 

    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


      Michael A. Harris, MD
    Co-Medical Director, MetroHealth Spine Center
    Director, Outpatient Rehabilitation
    Director, Industrial Rehabilitation
    Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Specialty Interests: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Industrial Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Electrodiagnosis (EMG), Pain Rehabilitation, Cumulative Trauma Disorders

    Learn more about Dr. Michael A. Harris

     
         
      Kermit W. Fox, III, MD

    Specialty Interests: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Electrodiagnosis, Interventional Spine Procedures for Pain Management.

    Learn more about Dr. Kermit W. Fox, III

         

      Murray Andrew Greenwood, MD

    Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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      Shu Que Huang, MD
    Associate Director, Residency Training Program
    Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Specialty Interests: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnosis (EMG), Neuromuscular Pediatric and Industrial Rehabilitation, Pain Rehabilitation

    Learn more about Dr. Shu Que Huang

         

      Jihad Jaffer, MD
    Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Specialty Interests: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Musculoskeletal Disease Interventional Spine Care Pain Rehabilitation Amputee Rehabilitation

    Learn more about Dr. Jihad Jaffer

         

      Daniel Malkamaki, MD
    Staff Physiatrist

    Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Specialty Interests: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Disease, Interventional Spine Care, Pain Rehabilitation

    Learn more about Dr. Daniel Malkamaki

     

    Research


      Warren Alilain, PhD

    Specialty Interests: Spinal Cord Injury Laboratory

    Learn more about Dr. Warren Alilain

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