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Dr. Brandon Gabel

Neurosurgery
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Neurosurgery

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Bio

I am a dedicated practitioner of neurosurgery and enjoy interacting with and helping patients to the best of my ability.

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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Degenerative disc : Degenerative disc disease is very common radiographically but does not necessarily mean symptoms will develop. Radiculopathy, or pain/odd feelings dow... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Depends...: Spinal stenosis of the lumbar spine can cause a condition called neurogenic claudication. The symptoms of this are difficulty walking long distances. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No cure per say: There is no "cure" for neurofibromatosis and management is mostly geared at surgical resection of symptomatic tumors. There are also different variant... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Thoracic disc : You have what sounds like a thoracic disc herniation. These make up a small percentage of disc herniations (most being in the cervical or lumbar spine... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Possibly...: Oral steroids are often prescribed although their benefit is less than clear. A recent study showed that they improve function, but not necessarily pa... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Migraine with aura: It sounds as though you have "migraines with aura". Aura refers to specific symptoms that occur before the onset of the headache. These symptoms are t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes in some instance: Certain types of epilepsy can be cured by neurosurgery or offer a significant reduction in seizure frequency. The need for medicines can also be great... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes and No: Neurosurgeons and some orthopedic surgeons treat conditions of the spine. Pain, both in the back, and down the arms and/or legs may be amenable to sur... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Unlikely...: Intermittent "tingly" sensations all over the body do not fit the typical pattern of a brain tumor. Brain tumors, when they cause neurologic dysfuncti... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Ruptured aneurysms: It is unlikely that lifting something heavy would cause an aneurysm but stressful activities have been known to cause existent aneurysms to rupture. R... Read More

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