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Richard Byrne, MD  
Richard Byrne, MD 

The neurosurgical faculty at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, together with colleagues in neurology and spine orthopedics, has been named among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. The program ranked 16th in the nation in the 2013-2014 issue. Neurosurgeons at Rush are committed to providing the most advanced neurosurgical care available. For more information on neurosurgeons at Rush, read their profiles:

Neurosurgeons

Richard W. Byrne, MD
Practice emphasis: Brain tumors; epilepsy surgery; radiosurgery; stereotactic neurosurgery; Chiari malformation; trigeminal neuralgia; skull base surgery; pituitary surgery

Harel Deutsch, MD
Practice emphasis: Failed back surgery; minimally invasive spine surgery; spinal tumors; spinal arthroplasty (motion preservation)

Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD
Practice emphasis: Minimally invasive spine surgery, scoliosis, spinal tumors, degenerative spinal conditions

Demetrius Lopes, MD
Practice emphasis: Aneurysms; arteriovenous malformations; acute stroke; intracranial stenosis; cerebral ischemia

Roham Moftakhar, MD
Practice emphasis: Aneurysms; arteriovenous malformations; acute stroke; intracranial stenosis; cerebral ischemia, brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, skull base surgery

Lorenzo F. Muñoz, MD
Practice emphasis: Brain tumors; aneurysms; spinal cord tumors; vascular malformations; hydrocephalus; Chiari malformation; spine surgery; pediatric neurosurgery

John O'Toole, MD, MS
Practice emphasis: Spinal oncology; spinal tumors; spinal cord tumors; minimally invasive spine surgery; spinal reconstruction; spinal radiosurgery

Vincent C. Traynelis, MD
Practice emphasis: Spine surgery; spinal deformity; spinal arthroplasty; spinal reconstruction; spinal tumors; spinal cord tumors; minimally invasive spine surgery

Neurointerventionalist

Michael Chen, MD
Practice emphasis: Minimally invasive treatments of brain and spinal cord vascular disease, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine, intracranial atherosclerosis, carotid artery stenosis, acute stroke thrombolysis and preoperative tumor embolization of the brain and spine

Physiatrist

Sheila Dugan, MD
Practice emphasis: Electromyography (EMG), joint injections, musculoskeletal disorders, women's nerve conduction studies, pelvic pain, spinal cord disorders, spinal disorders, nonsurgical care, sports medicine, trigger point injections, vaginal pain


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