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Services and Procedures

Learn about our neurosurgical services at Cumberland Neurosurgery and Spine Center.At Cumberland Neurosurgery and Spine Center, our board-certified neurosurgeon performs traditional and minimally invasive surgery at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge to treat injuries and disease of the brain, spine and nervous system. Learn more about our services.

Neurosurgical Services

Conditions Treated

Brain

Spine

  • Degenerative disc disease
    (osteoarthritis of the spine)
  • Herniated disc
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal cord injuries and fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
    (spinal bone slips forward onto another bone)

Nervous System

Procedures

Brain

  • Brain Surgery
  • Head Surgery

Spine

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) 
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion 
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) 
  • Corpectomy
    (removing all or part of the vertebra usually to decompress the spinal cord and nerves; usually performed with some form of discectomy)
  • Decompressive and Traditional Hemilaminectomy
    (removing part of a vertebra called a lamina usually to decompress the spinal cord and nerves)
  • Decompressive and Traditional Laminectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
    (minimally invasive procedure to treat leg or back pain generally caused by degenerative disc disease)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
    (insertion of stimulator to send electrical signals to select areas of the spinal cord for treatment of spinal pain)
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
    (fuses and stabilizes the spine)
  • Vertebroplasty

Nervous System