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The NeuroMedical Center Congratulates 225’s Best Doctors in Baton Rouge

June 7, 2019 6:00 pm

The NeuroMedical Center is thrilled to spotlight four neurosurgeons who were recognized by 225 Magazine as 2019 Best Doctors in Baton Rouge.  Those earning recognition include:

Best Doctors Photoshoot 2019
GREG L. FAUTHEREE, M.D., Adult Neurosurgeon at The NeuroMedical Center

A graduate of LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Fautheree completed his residency at the University of Florida, Department of Neurosurgery, and completed his fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery. He specializes in open and endovascular treatment of brain aneurysms, thoracic surgery and the treatment of spinal tumors, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia and cranial tumors. Dr. Fautheree uses a thoughtful and conservative approach to deliver outstanding neurological care to his patients, and always explores non-surgical options first. When surgery is required, he uses the most minimally invasive techniques available. He is president of The NeuroMedical Center Clinic and chief of staff for The Spine Hospital of Louisiana.

KELLY J. SCRANTZ, M.D., Adult Neurosurgeon at The NeuroMedical Center

Among Dr. Scrantz’ many areas of expertise are brain tumor surgery and minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery. His commitment to patient care includes a profound respect for every patient he sees, and he offers them the most innovative, effective and safe interventions available. Apart from his practice at The NeuroMedical Center, Dr. Scrantz is a member of the Neuro MDC  Team at Mary Bird Perkins-OLOL Cancer Center and an associate professor for LSU Department of Otolaryngology for skull base surgery. He received his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his residency at SemmesMurphey Clinic at the University of Tennessee’s Department of Neurosurgery in Memphis.

 
HORACE L. MITCHELL, M.D., Adult Neurosurgeon at The NeuroMedical Center

Dr. Mitchell says his patients are his most important motivator and his mission as a neurosurgeon is to use his skills to help individuals overcome their pain and distress. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery, cranial surgery, carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve surgery, and the treatment of scoliosis. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his residency at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center. He is a former assistant professor of neurosurgery at St. Louis University, and is chairman of The Spine Hospital of Louisiana at The NeuroMedical Center in Baton Rouge.

 
 
LUKE A. CORSTEN, M.D., Adult Neurosurgeon at The NeuroMedical Center

Dr. Corsten uses a careful and conservative approach in treating his neurosurgical patients and focuses on their overall well-being. When surgery is necessary, he wants his patients to feel like a valuable part of the decision-making process from beginning to end. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed his residency at University of Illinois in Chicago. His areas of expertise include the treatment of brain tumors, pituitary tumors, aneurysms and minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery. He has been named one of Louisiana’s Best Neurosurgeons and one of Baton Rouge’s Top Neurosurgeons, and he is listed among the world’s Top Doctors by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals.

225 Best Doctors List

The Best Doctors list includes 122 local physicians across 31 specialties, recognized as among the best in their field by their peers. These lists are excerpted from The Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 database, which includes close to 40,000 U.S. doctors in more than 450 medical specialty/subspecialty combinations. The Best Doctors in America® database is compiled and maintained by Best Doctors, Inc.

View 225 Magazine’s 2019 Best Doctors list by clicking here.

 

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