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  • Lower-back surgery
  • Spinal decompression and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Surgery for peripheral nerve disorders
  • Craniotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Cervical laminectomy and fusion
  • Intradural and extradural spinal canal tumors
  • Chiari malformation surgery
  • Evaluation and treatment of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Shunting for Hydrocephalus
  • Craniotomy for Tumor or Hemorrhage
  • Carpal Tunnel and Ulnar nerve surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Medical School - University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Internship - Surgery, SUNY Health Science Center
  • Residency - Neurosurgery, SUNY Health Science Center

Positions Held

  • Staff Neurosurgeon, Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California at San Diego
  • Private Practice Partner, Neurological and Spinal Surgery, LLC


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurologic Surgeons
  • National Board of Medical Examiners - Diplomat
  • Lancaster County Medical Society
  • Nebraska Medical Association


  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament" Kent CS and Martin R, in Engler, Cole and Merton Spinal Core Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment (1998)
  • "Demostration of Presynaptic Protein Kinase C Activation following Long-Term Potentiation in Rat Hippocampal Slices" Leahy JC, Lou Y, Kent CS, Meiri KF and Vallano ML. Neuroscience, Vol 52, No 3, pp 563-574.

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