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What type of doctor would one see for severe Thoracic nueral spinal stenosis with severe pain, a neurosurgeon or orthopedic spine specialist?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Both are ok

Both neurosurgeons and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons treat spinal disorders.
It is worth your time to learn about your surgeon before considering surgery. Hopefully, your primary care doctor can help to point you in the right direction. The most important thing to do is to make sure that the surgeon you choose has expertise in treating your problem. Check out healthgrades.Com.

In brief: Both are ok

Both neurosurgeons and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons treat spinal disorders.
It is worth your time to learn about your surgeon before considering surgery. Hopefully, your primary care doctor can help to point you in the right direction. The most important thing to do is to make sure that the surgeon you choose has expertise in treating your problem. Check out healthgrades.Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Either one

They both have been trained and are able to treat this condition.

In brief: Either one

They both have been trained and are able to treat this condition.
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Neurosurgeon

Normally a neurosurgeon would help with spinal stenosis, as the spinal cord is implicated.
This is especially true if the problem affects walking or bowel or bladder function.

In brief: Neurosurgeon

Normally a neurosurgeon would help with spinal stenosis, as the spinal cord is implicated.
This is especially true if the problem affects walking or bowel or bladder function.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine

In brief: Any

Any of the above mentioned specialties should be able to offer you guidance and put together a treatment plan.

In brief: Any

Any of the above mentioned specialties should be able to offer you guidance and put together a treatment plan.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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