TROY, Mich., March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Jagannathan, M.D., prominently known as one of the United States' top neurosurgeons, along with Houghton Lake resident Sindy Fuller were featured in a segment broadcast on Detroit all-news radio station WWJ-AM950 about the benefits of minimally invasive back surgery.
WWJ-AM950 healthcare reporter Dr. Deanna Lites' news segment on the topic was broadcast on
March 9 and 10, 2017, and can be heard at this link https://youtu.be/hL3K2CnGEFM.
Ms. Fuller, former owner of radio station WUSP-FM98.5 in Harrison, Mich., said in the news story that before she was seen by Dr. Jagannathan four years ago she was in severe bad pain. Dr. Jagannathan diagnosed her back disorder as having a cyst on her spine. He performed minimally invasive back surgery on Ms. Fuller. Her recovery was fast and resulted in her being pain free.
"For 64-years old, I am extremely active," said Fuller. "I wouldn't be doing it today if Dr. Jagannathan hadn't fixed me, because I couldn't even walk."
Dr. Jagannathan describes in the WWJ-AM950 segment the benefits to the patient of minimally invasive surgery include smaller incision sizes and faster patient recovery.
Dr. Deanna Lites is an award-winning healthcare reporter, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Michigan State University and a Doctor of Podiatric medicine degree from the Dr. William School College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago.
Dr. Jagannathan's Jagannathan Neurosurgical Institute – www.mi-neurosurgery.com – has four clinical locations in the state of Michigan, Troy, Garden City, West Branch and Sault Ste. Marie. The practice has specialists in neurosurgery, neurology and pain management and provides interdisciplinary treatment for patients with spine and other neurological. Dr. Jagannathan is known nationally for his minimally invasive surgical techniques that allow patients to recover faster with less discomfort.
Dr. Jagannathan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery and the American Board of Spinal Surgery. He was named a "Spine Surgeon to Know" by Becker's Spine Review and a "Featured Neurosurgeon" in Hour Detroit magazine's 'Top Docs' issue in 2014, 2015 and 2016. He received the Patients' Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition from Vitals.com in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In 2016 he was rated the Top Neurosurgeon in Metro Detroit by RateMDs.com. Dr. Jagannathan received his M.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His neurosurgery residency was at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and the Wayne State University School of Medicine where he was Chief Resident. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Jagannathan has published numerous papers and book chapters in the areas of spine surgery, radiosurgery and neuro-oncology and has been the recipient of numerous awards including the
Synthes Award for craniofacial research as well as the Cone Pevehouse Award for socioeconomic research, both from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He was named a
'rising star' in spine surgery by In-Spine magazine.
He is actively involved in organized neurosurgery and served as a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Young Neurosurgeons Committee and on the Executive Committee of the Section on Tumors. He also represented Michigan on the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies.
Dr. Jagannathan is a resident of Birmingham, Mich.
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