Why Dr. Shahim Uses Micro Surgery

Why Dr. Shahim Uses Micro Surgery

One of neurosurgeon Dr. Reza Shahim‘s favorite things about his job is seeing his patients wake up from surgery with near-immediate pain relief.  That’s just one of the reasons why he specializes in micro surgery: it can reduce healing time, resulting in patients getting their lives back sooner.

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Dr. Adametz

Surgeon Spotlight: Meet ASH Neurosurgeon Dr. James Adametz

Get to Know Dr. Adametz and learn about why he enjoys his work as a neurosurgeon!

Even as a child, James Adametz knew he wanted to be a physician, but it was not until he got into his medical training, that he realized he “really liked surgery”.  Dr. Adametz believes his strength as a neurosurgeon lies in solving his patient’s particular medical issue.  He searches for the problem and then finds a remedy, especially when the patient has a pinched nerve.  For him, repairing pinched nerves is particularly satisfying because he can quickly relieve his patient’s pain.

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Preparing for spine surgery.

20 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon to Prepare for Your Back Operation

A back pain operation can provide you with relief for chronic pain, but it can also be a complicated procedure with significant recovery time. Asking your surgeon questions can give you peace of mind.

As you are preparing for spine surgery in Arkansas, taking a proactive approach to learning about the procedure and the back pain operation recovery process will allow you to be an active participant in your treatment. It will not only put your mind at ease, but allow you to let family and friends know how they can help as you recover. Asking your surgeon these questions is a good first step in preparing for spine surgery.

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Dr. Brad Thomas is an award-winning spine surgeon at Arkansas Surgical Hospital.

Get to Know Your Spine Surgeon, Dr. Brad Thomas!

Get to know your Arkansas spine surgeon, Dr. Brad Thomas! Dr. Thomas specializes in the treatment of brain, spine, and peripheral nerve disorders.

Dr. Brad Thomas was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, completed his undergraduate degree at Baylor University, and then received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He returned to Baylor for his General Surgery Internship and five years of neurosurgery training.

Dr. Thomas is devoted to his family and his practice, where he constantly strives to provide quality, ethical surgery for each of his patients. Dr. Thomas was recently recognized by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as Best of the Best in Central Arkansas for Neurosurgery.

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