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Dr. Michael T. Stechison, MD, PhD

What does it mean when you have a herniated disc in your back?

At least 80% of people will experience back pain at some time during their life. One common cause of back pain is a lumbar disc herniation. Most frequently, this occurs at the lowest two levels, L4-5 and L5-S1, where most of the forces in movement are greatest.

Michael T. Stechison, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery 101

Q. What conditions do neurosurgeons treat?
A. Any structural disorder of the nervous system including the brain, the spine, and the peripheral nerves. This includes brain tumors, hemorrhages, trauma, fractures, blood vessel disorders, nerve and nerve root compression, disc herniations, vertebral fractures, nerve entrapments, just to list a few.

Dr. Michael T. Stechison

Eastside Medical Center to open new Neurosurgery practice in December 2017

Snellville – Eastside Medical Center, a healthcare leader in Metro Atlanta for over 37 years, is pleased to announce that they will be welcoming Neurosurgery Atlanta to their system of care in December of 2017. Dr. Michael T. Stechison will be joining the practice and brings over 28 years of neurosurgical experience.