Spine & Neurosurgical Team


Emun Abdu, MD

Dr. Emun Abdu is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with special focus on brain tumors and aneurysms, endovascular treatment of stroke, spine degenerative disease, pituitary tumors and carotid and vertebral artherosclerotic disease. Read Dr. Abdu's full profile   

Board Certified: Neurosurgery

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Mark Freeborn, MD

Dr. Mark Freeborn is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who's a pioneer in using minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery. His focus is on spinal trauma, revision surgery, cervical and thoracolumbar spine disorders and scoliosis. Read Dr. Freeborn's full profile   

Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery

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Interview: The Value of Integrated Care

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Dustin Hayward, MD

Dr. Dustin Hayward is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, endovascular treatment of stroke, spinal degenerative disease, pituitary tumors, and carotid and vertebral artherosclerotic disease. Read Dr. Hayward's full profile  

Board Certified:  Neurosurgery

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Shiveindra Jeyamohan, MD

Dr. Shiveindra Jeyamohan is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who treats a variety of neurological disorders, including degenerative spine, spine trauma, spinal oncology and adult spine deformity. He offers both minimally invasive and open spine surgery. Read Dr. Jeyamohan's full profile 

Board Certified:  Neurosurgery

Blog: Symptoms and Treatments of Spinal Stenosis 

Interview: Symptoms and Treatments of Spinal Stenosis

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Peter Nora, MD

Dr. Peter Nora is a neurosurgeon specializing in cranial and spine disorders including tumors, brain disorders and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's and other movement disorders.   Read Dr. Nora's full profile  

Board Certified:  Neurosurgery

Blog:  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease

Interview:  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease

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Cara Cook, ARNP

Cara Cook is an advanced nurse practitioner for Dr. Mark Freeborn.  Read Cara Cook's full profile

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Kristen Crosley, ARNP

Kristen Crosley is an advanced nurse practitioner for Dr. Peter Nora, and is experienced in the management of patients with neurological conditions. She has coordinated the pre and post-operative clinical procedures, including DBS device programming for the treatment of Parkinson Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia for over 300 patients in the last four years. Read Kristen Crosley's full profile    

Interview:  Deep Brain Stimulation

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Samantha D'Andrea, PA-C

Samantha D'Andrea is a physician assistant for Dr. Emun Abdu. Read Samantha D'Andrea's full profile

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Briccio Guillermo, PA-C

Briccio Guillermo is a physician assistant for Dr. Peter Nora. He manages patients in the clinic, operating room and hospital and is experienced with a wide range or neurosurgical needs from brain and spinal tumors to spine trauma, stenosis and disc herniations. Read Briccio Guillermo's full profile

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Andrea Laizer, PA-C

Andrea Laizer is the physician assistant for Dr. Peter Nora. Read Andrea Laizer's full profile

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Melissa Payson, PA-C

Melissa Payson is a physician assistant for Dr. Mark Freeborn.  She evaluates patients in the clinic to provide both operative and non-surgical treatment options and also first assists in the operating room. Melissa takes a special interest in bone health and osteoporosis. Read Melissa Payson's full profile

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