At Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, we specialize in conditions involving the brain, spine, nerve, and more. While our experts are highly trained and ready to help if need be, we encourage you to take proactive steps to maintain a healthy mind and body.
When the median nerve in your wrist experiences an unnatural amount of pressure, it can cause weakness or numbness in your hand and fingers. Another symptom that many people feel when excess pressure occurs on this nerve is tingling. If you feel any of these three symptoms, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome.
Degenerative Disc Disease is a condition that may develop as you age. Many people seek treatment for this syndrome at Georgia Neurosurgical Institute due to the intense pain it causes in the neck and back. Fortunately, we have expert surgeons and innovative technology that can help!
Every year in America, over 795,000 people experience a stroke. Because this number is so high, it’s important to understand the signs of a stroke and know exactly what to do if one occurs. First and foremost, call 911 immediately for medical attention.
Edgar, a 22-year-old native of Moscow, Russia, recently completed his fifth year of medical school at Moscow State Medical University in July. Edgar has one more year before graduating and applying to residency programs in his home country, so he wanted to take advantage of a month-long break and “shadow” somewhere in the United States. After extensive research, Edgar chose to spend his time with the team here at Georgia Neurosurgical Inst
Laurie Faircloth, RN, is Georgia Neurosurgical Institute’s (GNI) longest serving employee. Since her hiring in May 1979, Laurie has witnessed the growth and change of not only GNI and Navicent Health Medical Center, but also in medical diagnostics, training, and the standard of medical care itself.
Something unique about Georgia Neurosurgical Institute is our neuropsychological service. We believe in a holistic approach that treats the entire person rather than just the physical issues which are treated by surgery. Our psychological and neuropsychological services are overseen by Dr. Leon Hyer, who has been with GNI for over 10 years.
Something that sets Georgia Neurosurgical Institute apart in Middle Georgia is our ability to constantly stay at the forefront of medical techniques and procedures. One area of medicine that GNI has led the way in is minimally invasive surgery. The use of minimally invasive procedures is a specialty of our surgeons and can be very beneficial to patients.
Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, Jr. is no stranger to the Middle Georgia area. Macon born and raised, he has served the people of Georgia for over 35 years. Using his wide array of skill and knowledge, Dr. Robinson has also developed national and international neurosurgical research so more doctors and neurosurgeons can better understand the brain.