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We spend time with our patients and talk with them, not at them. We strive to treat each patient as if they were our own family. We understand that some neurologic disorders can be incredibly overwhelming to patients and their families. Our care goes beyond the operating room as we work tirelessly with our patients to give them the very best of care. Phone Fax I ed Wellstar in Augustafter spending three years as an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Emory University. I completed my six year neurosurgery residency at Loyola University Medical center. I have specialty training in complex spinal disease, adult spinal deformity, and spinal oncology.
I have training In advanced neuro-oncology techniques for removing brain tumors safely, and In some patients, without making a large incision. I use high definition scopes and video to remove some tumors through small " key-hole " openings in the skull or sinuses. My approach to neurosurgery is best described as patient-centered. I spend time with my patients, and I talk to them, not at them. Hsu is currently in practice with Wellstar Neurosurgery.
William E. Humphries is a Georgia native and attended high school as well as college in the Atlanta area. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College with academic and music scholarships and graduated magna cum laude with a B. He went on to obtain his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Humphries subspecializes in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. His clinical areas of interest include:. He completed his residency in neurology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
He is a member of the American Neurological Association. Gupta is in practice with Wellstar Neurosurgery. He specializes in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. Lin is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. For appointments call Our fax is If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please notify us at least twenty four hours in advance.
If your insurance carrier requires a referral, please make arrangements to have that referral forwarded to us before your appointment. Reports alone are not sufficient, and a final neurosurgical opinion Adult singles dating benedict nebraska recommendation cannot be given without a complete review of all pertinent studies. Please do not rely on referring physicians to send the films. If possible, please complete new patient evaluation forms prior to your appointment.
Return forms can be completed either before or at your scheduled appointment. Please bring copies of all medication lists with you. These lists should include medication name, dosage, and frequency. Travel southbound for approximately 1. After passing Kennestone Hospital, turn right on Whitcher Street.
Turn left into the Kennestone Physicians Center building. We are in the 61 building Suite Please allow ample time for parking and be prepared to pay a parking fee. Valet parking is also available. About Us. We are conveniently located next to Kennestone Hospital.
Office Location. Phone Fax Closed Today. Meet our Team. Learn More. Vascular Neurology. Doctor of Medicine. Spinal Disease Complex spinal disease Degenerative spinal disease Degenerative adult spinal deformity Advanced spinal surgery using motion preservation technologies and dynamic spinal stabilization Image-guided and minimally invasive Adult singles dating benedict nebraska surgery Spinal tumors Spinal trauma Neuro-oncology Brain tumors.
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Appointments and Cancellations. You will be instructed when to come to the hospital for your operation. It is customary to come to the hospital at least two hours before your scheduled procedure. If your operation is later in the day, please Adult singles dating benedict nebraska that the start time for your procedure may be earlier or later than scheduled.
If you are having a cranial brain operation, you may be scheduled for a pre-operative MRI. This will be done with plastic markers that will be stuck to the skin around your face, ears, and scalp. Do not remove these markers, and if one or two fall off, simply bring them with you on the day of surgery.
You may be given a disc after this MRI is done. Please bring this with you on the day of surgery. Do not forget to bring all of your imaging studies on the day of surgery. Do not eat after midnight on the day of surgery. You may take your regular medication with a small sip of water on the day of surgery. Certain medications are discontinued several days before surgery. These medications include Plavix clopidogrelaspirin, and Coumadin warfarin.
You should have been instructed to discontinue these medications at least five days before your operation. You will always see your surgeon before surgery, and any last minute questions will be thoroughly answered. Your family will be updated regularly while you are in surgery, and as soon as you are in recovery, your surgeon will speak with them.
We will speak with whomever you authorize us Adult singles dating benedict nebraska communicate with. Walk as much as you can, and stay well hydrated. Call our office with any questions. In general, you can treat your surgical wound as you would treat any other area of your body.
For wounds closed with skin staples, you may shower, and get the incision wet. Let soap run over the wound, and gently wash it with a wash cloth. You may wash your hair with the shampoo you normally use. Do not color your hair or place chemicals in it until after the skin staples have been removed.
Do not place saves or creams on your wound. If your wound is covered with a blue glistening sealant Dermabondyou may shower and clean it as described above for wounds closed with staples.
If your wound is closed with steri-strips small white strips of tapeyou will be given gauze and clear dressings tegaderm to use in the shower. Remove the clear dressing after your shower. Do not bathe, immerse your wound in free standing water such as a pool or hot tub, or swim until your first post-operative visit. Please call us if you notice increasing pain around the wound, Adult singles dating benedict nebraska, drainage, or a foul smell.
We would rather see you and reassure you that a wound is healing normally, then miss an infection that could have been easily treated. If you are discharged with a collar or brace, wear it when active. You do not need to wear it in bed, when lying flat, or in the shower. When you get home from the hospital, please call our office to schedule a post-operative appointment. Generally, we want to see you two weeks after surgery so that the wound can be checked, and the staples or sutures can be removed.
Insurance and Payments. We are committed to meeting your health care needs. Our goal is to keep your insurance or other financial arrangements as simple as possible. Wellstar Medical Group participates in most major insurance plans. For a complete list of insurance participants at this practice please call the practice main line. We will file your insurance for you if we are a participating provider of your plan. All co-payments, deductibles, and self pay payments are due at the time of service.
We accept all payment types. Practice News. Prescription Refills. The on-call physician will not refill medications after hours or on weekends. We do not refill medications for patients we have not seen. We do not manage chronic pain, and we only manage narcotic pain medications in the immediate post-operative period. Printable Office Forms. In the event your insurance requires a referral to a specialist, please contact the primary care physician listed on your insurance card and give them the date of your appointment and the physician Adult singles dating benedict nebraska will be seeing at our office.
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