The decision to have surgery is complex and should never be made in haste. At Neurosurgery of Western NY, we consider a comprehensive range of factors prior to making the recommendation for surgery. This process begins with, but is not limited to, an in-depth analysis. The following information helps our decision making.
- Your medical and surgical history
- Current medications (prescriptions, over the counter, and supplements)
- Family medical history
- Your environment including work, recreation, alcohol, smoking, etc.
- Any past imaging or scans (X-rays, MRI’s and CT)
- Prior treatments (injections, therapies, chiropractic care, etc.)
Helping Patients Make the Most Informed Decision
If surgery is recommended as an option for treatment, we will assist you every step of the way. Our staff is here to answer all your questions. Typical questions may be regarding insurance coverage, the surgical procedure, or expectations after surgery. If you are considering surgery, please refer to our surgical section. This portion of the website provides information for you and your family to prepare for your hospitalization and recovery.
Whether you’re looking for a second opinion on neurosurgery, or this is your first time seeking treatment, Neurosurgery of Western NY welcomes you to discover why patients from across New York trust our insight, expertise and compassion for patient wellness. To schedule your first appointment call 585-434-5492. Our staff will be happy to assist you.