This year, we welcomed our newest neurosurgeon – Dr. Igor DeCastro. His level of experience and depth of knowledge adds to our incredibly robust team of physicians. We invite you to discover more about Dr. DeCastro and how his passion to help people made him into the neurosurgeon he is today!
Spondylolisthesis is a condition where instability in the spine is present due to a slipped vertebra. If the vertebra has slipped a considerable amount, you will likely feel lower back pain and leg pain. This can make everyday activities very difficult. Fortunately, the GNI physicians can help!
Laser spine surgery refers to surgery that is aided by a laser. Whether it’s due to sci-fi movies or false information floating around on the Internet, many people mistakenly believe that laser spine surgery is top-notch, second-to-none, and the pinnacle of surgery greatness.
The network of vessels within your body is known as your vascular system. How well your vascular system is maintained directly affects your quality of life. Fortunately, there are ways to keep your blood vessels healthy and functioning properly. But, if your vascular health is poor, the GNI neurosurgeons are here to help.
GNI Drs. Joe Sam Robinson, Jr. and Igor DeCastro recently attended the World Spine 8 in Porto, Portugal. Both served as guest lecturers for the conference with presentations on Cervical Trauma, Chiari Malformation Surgical Management, and a 7-year look at Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement (Mobi-C device).
At Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, we have innovative technology and highly-trained surgeons who can lead you on your road to recovery.
Hundreds of thousands of people experience strokes every year – and 85% of those strokes are ischemic strokes. Thankfully, there is a plethora of information available concerning what to do if an ischemic stroke occurs.
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.
Macon, GA, December 1, 2017 – Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, with practice offices in Macon, Warner Robins, Dublin, Griffin and Milledgeville, today announced the recent trip of Joe Sam Robinson, Jr., MD and Arthur Grigorian, MD to Paraguay for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Paraguayan Neurosurgical Society where both surgeons served as featured guest lecturers of the meeting. GNI has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with the neurosurgical society of Paraguay as part of its international education mission over the years.