ACOUSTIC NEUROMA PHYSICIANS
(Formerly Acoustic Neuroma Info Sources)
DISCLAIMER:The following data are presented with the hope that they will be of someuse to patients with recently diagnosed acoustic neuromas. No effort has been made to determine either the accuracy of the information or the quality of service offered. I am not a medically trained person and make no recommendations based on this information.
Inclusion on this list does not imply a recommendation nor does non-inclusion imply the opposite.
In general this list is based on e-mails directly from recovering patients. I will furnish you with their e-mail addresses upon request. Because of my desire to disseminate as much information as possible this list is being expanded to include AN doctors and hospitals that have come to my attention from sources other than patient e-mails. Such names will be preceded by a .
No person has used any special influence to be included hereon. E-mails from patients will be reviewed and the information possibly added later.
You should consult with medical professionals and patients who have undergone treatment before making any decisions.(End disclaimer.)
Go directly to: Hospital Listings.
Among the many things that you should consider are these:
- How many ANs has the doctor/facility done in the past year?
- Does the hospital use surgical techniques, radiation techniques, or both, and will your doctor freely evaluate both options as well as "watchful waiting"?
- In the case of microsurgery does the surgical team include one member to specifically monitor the facial nerve? Not essential but desirable.
- What is the average time for surgery or radiation and what is the average hospital stay? There are, however, many factors that affect the time it will take.
- How many doctors at the facility have, in the past year, done a sizable number of the surgeries or radiation procedures? Will your doctor be one of them?
The Sites Listed Below Will Provide Additional Helpful Information.
- Sandi Wiggins' Acoustic Neuroma Resources. This is a page of carefully researched information about nearly every aspect of acoustic neuromas.
- Acoustic Neuroma Association in Cumming,GA. This is a group of approximately 5000 members worldwide, comprised of patients,their relatives, doctors/surgeons, and others. They can supply you with information in the form of brochures and booklets and can also put you in touch with patients and chapters in your area. They may be reached byphone @ 770 205-8211 (phone) and 770 205-0239 (fax), and by e-mail @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Referral to the above site will guide you to the AN-Support listserv where you can read problems and solutions of others and post your own questions which usually bring you responses. Be forewarned. Once you join this list you may receive a lot of e-mail. There is much valuable information there and you will see many opinions expressed, sometimes quite strongly. It is up to you to sort them out and to discuss them with your doctors. There is no medical advice on the AN-Support list.
- Central Virginia Support Group. This site is no longer being updated but will remain on the internet for reference for some time. There you can read newsletters from all past meetings.
A new AN support group has been formed in the Tidewater area. The contact person is Helene Gean at 757-625-4151.
- Seattle AN Group Home PageThis carefully researched and well presented site from David Minger and the Seattle Support Group contains a wealth of AN info readily available plus links to many of the more authoritative other sites. Well worth a look.
- The House Ear Clinic and Ear Institute in Los Angeles. House is known world-wide for its work with ANs (as well as many other complex ear problems). I list it here because I know about it as it is where I went for my surgery. Their home page directs you to a lot of links dealing with ANs. The Institute is mostly concerned with research whereas the Clinic deals with surgery and other treatments. The Clinic can be reached by phone @ 213-483-9930. There are an increasing number of other hospitals competent to deal with ANs. Many of their doctors trained at House.
- Acoustic Neuromaat House. A personal narration of one patient's experience (mine) whilegoing through an AN removal at House. Just one person's observations.
- Radiation Treatments (stereotactic radiosurgery, radiotherapy). Several non-invasive methods of treatment are being used and should be evaluated when making decisions. Stereotactic radiosurgery/therapy is used to shrink or reduce growth of the tumor without use of surgery. I take no position in this document as to pro or con; however, you should know that there are such treatments available. One source of information is the Cleveland Clinic which uses the Peacock Procedure among other methods. (If you experience difficulty in getting to the right site, type in http://www.clevelandclinic.org/radonc/spec_prog/rad_surg.html). This site contains very clear explanations of the various forms ofradiation treatment. An oversimplication is that one method of treatment(Gamma Knife) uses an intensive one-shot procedure and Peacock (one form of fractionated stereotactic radiation, or FSR for short) uses lesser intensity spread over more applications.
- This really good website Brian'sAcoustic Neuroma UK Pages will lead you to a lot of good links andwill give you some perspective on ANs in the United Kingdom. It will alsolead you to BANA, the British Acoustic Neuroma Association.
- AN Archive..This link has been added with some trepidation as it has an obvious bias towards the various radiation treatments. The following statement is extracted verbatim from the Archive's constitution:
"4. In particular, recognising that many excellent resources already exist for surgical treatment of AN, to ensure that the non-surgical options are highlighted on our web site."
Having said that I will say that it is a great compilation of AN data of various kinds, assembled, created and maintained primarily by AN patientswho care. Their advisory board does not include doctors; most, but notall, of the patients contributing to this site are radiation patients, hence the bias. Give it a read; you'll be there for hours if you read it all. Then think!
- This site from the International Radiosurgial Association (IRSA) provides an explanation of Gamma Knife radiosurgery as an option for the treatment of Acoustic Neuromas up to 3 cm in size. The site also provides links to centers of excellence for Gamma Knife surgery in the U.S. and around theworld, as well as both patient and professional forums (bulletin boards) for discussion of acoustic neuroma topics.
- This document only scratches the surface as to what info is available.You will probably suffer from information overload if you try to read all of the links available; however, if reviewed rationally they may help you to make a decision.
PLEASE, PEOPLE, DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH! CONSIDER THIS LIST AS YOU WOULD THE YELLOW PAGES!
- Following is a list of doctors and hospitals and others that I know work with ANs (more properly termed "vestibular schwannomas").In some cases this information is based on a single report from a "satisfied customer" but some documentation exists for each. E-mails are solicited from patients citing additional hospitals and doctors, as well as comments about those presently on the list. Please indicate if you are willing to receive e-mail from other patients. I shall add phone numbers, websites, and e-mail addresses (for professionals only) as they become available. In many cases I have fax, address, and other information available in addition to that presented here.
(Please note that in many cases the doctors mentioned are not on the staffs of the associated hospitals but have privileges there).
ARIZONA CALIFORNIA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FLORIDA GEORGIA IOWA ILLINOIS MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS MICHIGAN MISSOURI MINNESOTA NEW JERSEY NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW YORK NORTH CAROLINA OHIO PENNSYLVANIA RHODE ISLAND TENNESSEE TEXAS UTAH VIRGINIA WASHINGTON WISCONSIN
CANADA ENGLAND ISRAEL ITALY SOUTH AFRICA GERMANY
- Barrows Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ph. 602-285-3000. Dr. C. Daspit (neurotologist) 602-279-5444 or Dr. R. Spetzler 602-406-3181. They perform surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix.
- Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. 602-301-8000. Dr. Mitchell S. Marion, Otorhinolaryngology. Dr. H.Gordon Dean, Dept. of Neurological Surgery
- House Ear Institute and Clinic, Los Angeles (click on House site above).
- Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno. Contact Dr. Richard Thorp, Neurological Surgery. Ph. 559-438-6633. Fax: 559-438-6638.
- California Ear Institute at Stanford, Palo Alto. Dr.Joseph B. Roberson, Dir. of Education, Otology/Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery @ Stanford University Hospital. 650-494-1000, fax 650-322-8228.
- Stanford University MedicalCenter-Palo Alto. Affilitated with the Neurosciences Clinic and RadiationOncology Department and the California Ear Institute. Contact Dr. Steven Chang, Neurologist, who heads the Accuray's "Cyberknife" program. Dr. Iris Gibbs is the Radiation Oncologist. The scheduling co-ordinator is Jana Wright at email@example.com or at 650-498-7680. The Cyberknife Unit is being upgraded and will be available for scheduling in Nov.2001.
- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Skull Base Institute, Los Angeles. Contact Dr. Hrayr Shahinian, Director, phone 310-423-8091 or toll-free 888-475-8567. Click here for website. E-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
- University of California at Irvine. Plastic Surgeon Dr. Tim Kelley, Ph.714-456-7122 does gold eyelid weights and other head/neck surgery. Drs. Karen Doyle(Neurology/Otology), 714-574-7744, and Dr. Mario Amaratti (Neurosurgeon),714-456-7505 do ANs.
- Loma Linda Medical Center at Loma Linda. (I did receive this information from a satisfied patient; however, doctors' names and access numbers are needed for an update).
- University of California at San Francisco. Contact Dr. Jackler, Dept. of Otolaryngology @ 415-476-3856 (e-mail me for addresses, fax numbers, e-mailnumbers)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
- Georgetown University Medical Center. Contact Nurse Gail Godek, at email@example.com. Dr. D. Fitzgerald, Otologist. Also Dr.Juliana Gulya (now at NIH?).
Formerly working with Dr. Martuza (now at Massachsetts General) is Dr. Bryan McKenzie, Neurotologist. He can be reached at his Virginia office Ph. 703-573-7600
- Tampa General Hospital/Tampa Hearing and Balance Center. Contact Dr. Loren J. Bartels, Otolaryngologist (referred to in one patient e-mail as a Neurotologist). Dr. Bartels may be reached at Tampa Hearing & Balance Center, 813-253-4900. Works with Dr. Thomas B. Freeman, Neurosurgeon.
- Florida Hospital. Dr. Alan Appley. Neurosurgeon/Co-Director Gamma KnifeCenter. 407-893-9257/800-241-1089
- Shands Hospital, Gainesville Dr. Albert L. Rhoton, Neurological Surgery, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Patrick Antonelli, Otolaryngology(Shands ENT Clinic), Ph. 352-392-4221
- Fukushima Neurological Institute, Orlando. (I know nothing about the Institute;however, this is the Dr. Fukushima formerly at Allegheny General in Pittsburgh. I will provide phone numbers when I have them.) Unconfirmed recent reports indicate that Dr. Fukushima may have returned to Pittsburgh.
- Northside Hospital, Atlanta. Contact Dr. Ronald L. Steenerson, Neurotologist404-851-9093 or Dr. Maxwell Steuer (correction) 404-256-2633, Neurosurgeon (Peachtree Neurosurgery).
- Unniversity of Iowa Hospital (Iowa City) Dr. Bruce Gantz, Head of Dept.of Otolaryngology @ 319-356-2173. Gen. info for hospital @ 319-356-3574
- Northwestern University Medical School/Hinsdale Hospital. (Evanston &Hinsdale) Dr. Richard J. Wiet, Prof. & Vice Chair Dept. of Otolaryngology at Evanston. Chief of Section of Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery. Dr. Wiet may be reached at: 630-789-3110. He works as a team with Dr. Robert Kazan, Neurosurgeon, 630-655-1229.
- Johns Hopkins University Hospital (Baltimore). Radiosurgery info from JH may be seen by looking at Acoustic Neuroma Resources (link cited above.)
John Eng, M.D. 410-955-2971 / Fax: 410-955-5564. For microsurgery contact Dr. Michael Holiday, ENT at 410-955-3492 or Dr. Donlon Long, Neurosurgeon at 410-955-2252
Dr. John Niparko, Otolaryngologist, has also been brought to my attention as an AN doctor. He can be reached at 410-955-2689.
- Massachusetts General Hospital(Boston) See Districtof Columbia above re Dr. Martuza's move to head Neurosurgery at Ma. G.Dr. Robert Martuza, Neurosurgeon, Ph. 617-726-8581. Specializing in Brain and Pituitary Tumors. As of Mar. 19, 2000, an e-mail states that his new dutiesas Head of Neurosurgery take effect April 1, 2000.
For fractionated sterotactic radiosurgery contact Dr. Loefflerat ?
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Boston) Contact Dr. M. J. McKennaat 617-573-3672. Also Dr. Joseph Nadol, Chief of Otology.
- Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston) Dr. Peter Black, Head of Neurosurgery. Does AN surgery. Dr. Naren R. Ramakrishna does FSR (fractionated sterotactic radiosurgery) using a Brainlab LINAC. His phone is 617-732-6310. (Addl. info being sought).
- University of Michigan Medical Center. This name was furnished by a patient who had very successful surgery there; however,doctors' names and access numbers have not yet been obtained. It would be appreciated if someone would furnish them.
- This received on 11/22/04 from Dr. Bruce Edwards, Board Certified in Audiology, 734-936-7507. Names furnished are: Dr. Steven A. Telian, Dr. H. Alexander Arts, Dr. Hussam El-Kashlan, all three of whom are neurotologists. Their appointments number is: (734) 936-8050.
- MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland. Drs.Brian Copeland, M.D. and Wm. Paul Diefenback, M.D. 989-839-3235 specialize in Gamma Knife surgery.Dennis Ouillette, R.N., coordinates inquiries from AN patients, toll free 866-MI-GAMMA (866-644-2662) or viae-mail by using the contact link at www.midmichigan.org/ouillette.
- Michigan Ear Institute, Farmington Hills. 248-476-4622. Contact Dr. MichaelLaRouere, Otolaryngologist.
- June 12,2004. Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis. Sam C Levine, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota. He can be reached at email email@example.com. Office phone is: 612-625-7400. His name was furnished by a recent patient of his who noted that Dr. Levine has done 500+ procedures. Dr. Levine is associated with Dr. Stephen J. Haines, from the Dept. of Neurosurgery. His office phone is 612-626-5767. His email is: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you go to the University's site you will find well-illustrated information of value to newly diagnosed patients. (The info has not been updated for some time but is still very pertinent).
At the Mayo Clinic. Michael J. Link, M.D. You may read his c.v. here. Only phone number located was Neurosurgical Appointments at: (507) 284-8008. One report has been received that he does do AN surgery. A patient report on August 8, 2004 reports AN surgery by Dr. Link as a team with Colin Driscoll, M.D., Neurotologist. Dr. Driscoll's cv is found at: this site. The patient reports them as "An excellent team".
Note: In accordance with policy we have removed the "blue ball" from this listing. See above for explanation.
- St.Luke's Hospital/St.Luke's Health System, Kansas City, 816-932-2291
- Trinity Lutheran Hospital. Contact Dr. C.M. Luetze (Neuro-Otologist and founder of Midwest Ear Institute) 816-531-7373. Word received April 30, 2004 is that Dr. C.K. Whittaker (Neurosurgeon) has retired and is no longer doing surgery. It is not known if this number 816-561-4655 is still active. (O.K to contact patient Alice Trussell re the above at email@example.com)
- Overlook Hospital, Summit. Dr. Jed Kwartler, Neurotologist.973-379-3330. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Richard Hodosh, Neurosurgeon,973-635-2597
- Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital, Hanover 603-650-5000. Dr. Glenn Johnson,Neurotologist, and Dr. Harbaugh, Neurosurgeon
- Presbyterian Hospital, New York-Cornell Campus, NYC. Samuel H. Selesnick,MD FACS. Vice Chairman Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Collegeof Medicine of Cornell University. Ph:212-746-2282 Webpage:http://www.nycornell.org/ent/selesnick/
- Staten Island University Hospital. For sterotactic radiosurgery/therapy contact Dr. Gil Ledermann, email@example.com. Web page is: http://www.siuh.edu.800-285-4584 or 718-226-8862.
- State University of New York, Syracuse, NY. Contact Dr. M. Smith 315-464-5514or -4470. E-mail me for URLs and e-mail addresses.
- Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC. Contact Dr. Michael Sisti at Neurological Institute,710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032. Ph.212-305-1728, Fax 212-305-3629.
- Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. Dr. Kalmon Post, Chief of Neurosurgery.
- New York University, NYC. Drs. Noel Cohen & Patrick Kelly
- Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital. Doctors from the associated Bowman Grey School of Medicine treat ANs with both microsurgery and radiosurgery. Make contact thru web http://www.wfubmc.edu/surg-sci/ns/gkc.html.
- The Cleveland Clinic. In addition to other treatments the Clinic does sterotactic radiosurgery/therapy. Refer to the Cleveland Clinic link. You may also contact John Suh, M.D. 216-444-5574, who does sterotactic radiosurgery/therapy.
- The Ohio State University, Columbus. Contact D.Bradley Welling, MD, FACS, Director of Otology, Neurotology. Co-director Cranial Base Surgery. 614-293-8706, 614-293-3193 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trained with Dr. Glascock of Nashville and House Institute. Works with Dr. Joseph Goodman.
- The Neuroscience Institute,Cincinnati. Contact the Director, John Tew, Jr., MD (Neurosurgeon), Dr.Harry van Loveren, MD (Neurosurgeon), or Kevin Shumrick, MD (Otolaryngologist), all thru (888)797-4TNI.
- Kettering Medical Center, Kettering (near Dayton). Dr. Theodore Bernstein at Neurosurgery, Inc. 937-643-9299
- Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Contact Otologist Dr. Doug Chen @ 412-359-6690.He works with Otologist Dr. Moises Arriago. Neurosurgeon J.D. Day, has just joined this team after 2 1/2 years at House Clinic. He may be reached @ 412-359-6200.
- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.Medical Center Website.
Primary AN Website. Dept. of Neurological Surgery general phone is: 412-647-3685. For direct contact call Douglas Kondziolka, M.D., at 412-647-6782, (e-mail: email@example.com.) or L. Dade Lunsford, M.D. Ph. 412-647-6781, (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.) For specific Gamma Knife info go to:.Gamma Knife Website. This site contains info on GK, including a video and a virtual tour.
UPMC also does cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants, having been a pioneer in both these fields.
- Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. (One of approx. 12 hospitals in the US offering the Peacock system developed in Pa. by NOMOS.) For info contact Holly Welty-Barr 412-578-5647
- Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Contact Dr. May Huang 717-531-3770
- Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. Contact Dr. Curran, Chairman of the Department of Radiation and Oncology @ 215-955-6700, email to: email@example.com. Also contact Dr. David Andrews, Neurosurgeon, Chairman Department of Neurosurgery.Ph. 215-928-7005. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Both men are associated with Thomas Jefferson University.
- Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia. Contact Dr. Lee or Dr. ThomasWillcox. An email from the Philadelphia support group provided these namesand reported that Dr. W. Buchheit had retired. Phone numbers furnishedwere 215-955-0993 for Dr. Lee and 215-955-6760 for Dr. Willcox.
- Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Unniversity School of Medicine. Dr. G. Noren,Director of N.E.Gamma Knife Center. Contact Mary Ann @ 401-444-4257 orCo-Op Center @ 401-444-2667. Also,Dr. Epstein, Chief of Surgery, Dept.of Neurology, @401-444-8701
- Nashville Baptist Hospital. Contact Dr. C.G.Jackson 615-284-4444 (Dr. Glasscock's partner of 20 yrs) Also Dr. Hamph (works with Dr. Jackson)
- The Texas Neuroscience Institute, San Antonio. Contact Dr. M. E. Glasscock(formerly in Nashville) 210-615-3695
- MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston. Dr. Franco DeMonte, Dept. of Neurology. Office 713-792-2400, Clinic 713-792-6605 or Dr. Geoffery K. Robb, Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Div. of Surgery. Office 713-792-7300
- Methodist Hospital, Houston. Contact Dr. Shaio Woo, Ph. 713-790-2091 Website email@example.com (fractionated radiation). Professor in Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine.
- Sierra Medical Center, El Paso. Source of Gamma Knife info. Brochures may be obtained by calling 915-747-4000.
- University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City. Contact Dr. Clough Shelton, appointments Ph. 801-581-8915, medical questions Ph. 801-585-7141, Fax801-585-5744. Hearing, balance, and facial nerve disorders. Otology, Neuro-Otology,and Skull-base Surgery.
- Atlantic Coast Ear Specialists PC, Virginia Beach 757-422-9300. Dr. R.Prass
- Medical College of Virginia, Richmond. Dr. William C. Broaddus, Neurosurgery. Ph. 804-828-9165. Also, Dr. Aristides Sismanis, Otologist Ph. 804-828-9336.
- Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond. This is now a Gamma Knife facility. For information contact Dr. Singh K. Sahni, Neurological Surgery, 804-330-4990, relative to micro-surgery or Gamma Knife. Dr. Fred Schaia Ph. 804-288-3277 works with Dr. Sahni.
- University of Virginia Health Center, Charlottesville. Dr. L. Steiner (Gammaknife)
- University of Virginia HealthCenter. Gregory A. Helm, M.D. Does surgical removal of ANs. Ph. 804-924-1890;Fax 804-924-9656; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Virginia Health Center, Charlottesville. John J. Mason, M.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology. Ph. 434-924-2040. E-mail: email@example.com
- With a Fairfax office and working with Dr. Martuza of Georgetown University (see D.C. above) is Dr. Bryan McKenzie, Ph.703-573-7600. August 27, 2004. Patient info received indicates that Dr. McKenzie no longer does AN surgery.
- University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. M. Mayberg, Neurosurgeon 206-543-3572or Dr. L. G. Duckert, Neurotologist 206-548-4022
- Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle. Dr. Kenneth Pierce, Neurosurgeon.206-326-3080
- Seattle Ear Clinic. Dr. Charles A. Mangham, Neurotologist. 1-800-377-4075
- Swedish Hospital, Seattle. Dr.James E. Raisis. (works with Dr. Mangham,above) 206-623-0922
- University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison. Contact Dr. C.M.Pyle, Div. ofOtolaryngology 608-262-7181 or Jacqueline Diels, OTR (Neuromuscular RetrainingClinic) 608-263-4011 or email to HJ.Diels@hosp.wisc.edu
- Meriter Hospital, Madison. (Contact Dr. Pyle above)
- WVU-Ruby Memorial Medical Center. Contact Lori 304-598-4828 (for Dr. S.Wetmore)
- Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta. Dr. E. McRae
- Sunnybrook Health Center, Toronto. Dr.J. Nedzelski
- Dr. Gerard Mohr, Chief of Neurosurgery at the JewishGeneral Hospital, Montreal. 514-340-8222 x 5200.
- Toronto (Western) Hospital, Toronto. Dr.C. Tator (formerly practiced with Dr. Nedzelski)
Note. The above two names came from a recovering patient who is currently preparing a website for ANA of Canada. He may be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester. Prof. Richard Ramsden.
Note: Under the English form of medicine surgeons are selected through a referral system not unlike the Health Maintenance Organization method widely used throughout much of the United States.
- University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.Dr. Gerard M. O'Donoghue. +44-115-9709224, email G.O'Donoghue@nottingham.ac.uk
- Cromwell Hospital Gamma Knife Center, London. Medical Director Christer Lindquist has worked with GK for 25 years. Center will review prospective patients' scans free of charge. Contact Beth McLaughlin Ph. +44 20 7460 5935.GK Center Website .or e-mail to: E-mail.(email@example.com) (submitted by Ian Paddick, Manager and Physicist).
- National Acceleration Center, near Capetown. Has done some AN radiation therapy since 1993. Contact ?
- International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover. For detailed info see http://www.ini-hannover.de/en/contact.htm which has detailed information about the Institute and how to contact them. Secretary Prof. Dr. M. Samii is Director of Neurosurgery and Radio Surgery (Gamma Knife).
- Belinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikwa, Israel. Dr. NachmanEinan, Deputy Head of Neurosurgery. Ph. 03-9376401/2/6
- Hadassah University Medical Center. Prof. Felix Umansky (Chief of Surgery), may be contacted through their website http://www.hadassah.org.il/english, by phone at +972-2-6777091, or at his email firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza. Dr. Mario Sanna (founder),Dr. Fernando Mancini. email to email@example.com Ph. +39 0523 754 362 Fax +390523 453 708
- National Acceleration Center, near Capetown. Has done some AN radiation therapy since 1993. Contact ?
- 212 Constantiaberg Medi-Clinic, South Africa. Contact Roger Melville @ Ph.+27(21)7974330/726282(h) or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
And, In Conclusion...There are many, many others; however, as I said earlier, consider the number of procedures made by any one hospital or doctor when making your decision as to where to go. As regards traveling away from home remember that an airplane ticket is a very small cost overall. Airplane travel shortly after surgery has not presented any problems. Hopefully your local doctors will help you with this decision.
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