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Orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons at Rush pinpoint and treat the sources of spine, back and neck pain while offering the latest, most innovative nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.

Dr. Michael Chen, MD, a neurointerventionalist at Rush University Medical Center, discusses cerebral angiograms.

Demetrius Lopes, MD, is director of endovascular surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Lopes is skilled in neuroendovascular therapy and specializes in treating brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cerebral ischemia, stroke and conditions leading to stroke.

John O'Toole, MD, MS, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Lorenzo Munoz, MD, is director of the Neurointensive Care Unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in treatment of intracranial pathology, with particular emphasis on complex brain/spinal cord tumors and cerebrovascular disease such as aneurysms, cavernous malformation and AVMs. He is also experienced in the treatment of congenital conditions like Chiari I malformation and spinal dysmorphysm.

Michael Chen, MD, is a fellowship-trained neurointerventionalist and assistant professor in neurology, neurosurgery and radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His practice focuses on minimally invasive treatments of brain and spinal cord vascular disease. He is involved in the study and treatment of 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.

Richard W. Byrne, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in surgical treatment for epilepsy, skull base and brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery. He is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and medical director of University Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Richard Fessler, MD, PhD, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Sheila Dugan, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dugan is co-director for the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health.

Vincent Traynelis, MD, is director, Neurosurgery Spine Service, and vice chairperson and professor, Department of Neurosurgery, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in complex spine surgery, spinal deformity, spinal arthroplasty, spinal reconstruction, spinal tumors, spinal cord tumors and minimally invasive spine surgery.