Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery at MidState Medical Center

The experienced neurosurgery staff at MidState Medical Center uses the most advanced technology and techniques available, ensuring that you have options when it comes to your neurosurgical care.

Our Spinal Surgery Program has earned national distinction by the Aetna Institutes of Quality, which recognizes the program's excellence and commitment to continuous improvement and outstanding patient outcomes.

Procedures and Recovery

Our scope of neurosurgical surgery ranges from common surgical procedures for herniated disc repair to advanced spinal surgery techniques, including disc implants, tumor removal and spinal fusion using minimally invasive surgical technologies.

The work of our board certified neurosurgeon includes the surgical treatment of:

  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Tumors of the Spine
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury or Disease
  • Traumatic and Critical Care Injuries
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Syringomyelia
In addition, our surgeon has expertise in performing:
  • Stereotactic
  • Radiosurgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Spinal cord stimulators
  • Other pain procedures

Back pain typically affects eight out of 10 people at some point in their lives. Low back or lumbar pain is the most common. While many spinal conditions can be treated conservatively with physical therapy, steroid injections, and pain management techniques techniques, surgery is sometime required.

Patients recovering from complex surgical cases begin recovery in the hospital, and continue with a physical therapy program affiliated with a rehabilitative facility or home therapy program.

Meet Our Providers

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Edward W. Akeyson, MD, PhD

Office Location:

  • MidState Spine & Pain Institute
  • 455 Lewis Ave
  • Meriden, CT 06450
  • The Center for Neuro & Spine Surgery
  • 114 West Main St
  • Suite 101

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Year Began Practicing:

  • 1996 (15 years)

Gender:

  • Male

Specialty:

  • Neurological Surgery

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of interest treated:

  • Neurological Surgery

Education/Training:

  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine

For information or questions on our spine services, please call 203-235-SPINE.