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Dr. Patrick Roth

Neurosurgery
null, NJ
34 years experience male

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Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

MultiPlan, Inc

North Jersey Brain and Spine

Oradell, NJ

About

Bio

I am Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. I am interested in treatment of the spine. In particular, I am interested in harnessing the body's innate ability to adapt along with the power of the mind/body synergy to treat back pain through education and exercise. Occasionally, I will use minimally invasive surgery as well.

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Neurosurgery

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Roth
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Agreed: It may be semantics, but when a disc herniation occurs, it presses on a nerve root and not a nerve. We call this radiculopathy. Neuropathy occurs further from the spine and often implies a non-compressive origin (although it can be compressive).
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Roth
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Narrowing of canal: each nerve root exits the spinal canal through its own bony corridor. This corridor is called the foramen and it can also be narrowed or stenotic. It is clinically similar to spinal stenosis and made better with flexion of the spine. The ten moderate has not real meaning. What is moderate to one radiologist may be mild to another- the term is subjective.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Roth
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Either or neither: Head and neck pain is very common and can be the result of a brain lesion or a result of a herniated disc. There is no way to determine the answer to your question-regardless of what type of brain lesion you have. Knowing which of the two choices is the cause of the symptoms also does not provide a predictable solution to the pain. Herniated discs are often not painful (of course they can be).

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the different look at it!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1994

Awards

"Best Doctors in America", Best Doctors in New York, Best Doctors in New Jersey

Affiliations

AMA, FACS, NJMS, AOA
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