Dr. David Benglis

Neurosurgery
Atlanta, GA
16 years experience male

Locations

Atlanta Brain and Spine Care

Atlanta, GA

Address

2001 Peachtree Road NE STE 575, Atlanta, GA
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Humana

Medicare

Atlanta Institute for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Atlanta, GA

About

Bio

Dr. Benglis is Medical Director of the Atlanta Institute for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery . Dr. Benglis is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), and the AANS-CNS joint section on disorders of the spine. He graduated from his neurosurgical residency at the University of Miami in 2011. From 2007-2009 Dr. Benglis completed a two-year non-ACGME advanced subspecialty fellowship in spinal neurosurgery under the guidance of his spine mentors Dr. Alan Levi, M.D., Phd., Dr. Michael Y. Wang, M.D., Dr. Steve Vanni, D.O., and Dr. Barth Green M.D. who directs one of the largest spinal cord injury research centers in the country; the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. During these two years in fellowship, Dr. Benglis developed a particular surgical interest in adult degenerative scoliosis and the treatment of various spinal problems through minimal access approaches. Dr. Benglis has recently authored various book chapters and journal articles on these specific topics. He also has an interest in the treatment of various brain tumors affecting adult patients. Dr. Benglis enjoys developing a unique and personal relationship with his patients and assisting them in the understanding and treatment of their neurological disorders.

Specialties
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Neurosurgery

Doctor Q&A

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58 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Lumbago : Be cautious about anyone recommending surgery if your complaint is only back pain. Back pain is multi factorial. Conservative therapies are physical ... Read More
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Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Failed back : Get a myelogram, can assess fusion better than x rays and see if any nerves are compressed. Only negative is it is an invasive test (lumbar puncture) ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Lumbar fusion: Failed can mean alot of things. Is it that you are not happy with the results? Or is there still a problem that is operative, i.e. Adjacent level syn ... Read More
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Jan 16, 2013
Excellent neurosurgeon. Has always provided top notch care to me and my patients.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Benglis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Benglis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! What if never heals its been 4 yes and because I'm 30 and too young spine surgeon wouldn't do kyphoplasty.
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Would it be wise to stay away from p90x type exercises and heavy lifting while i wait?
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Yes sir as I told the other doctor, it is 3mm and thank you for answering.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI HOSPITAL

Affiliations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Tumor Section
American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Section
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