Dr. Henry Elsner specializes in surgical treatment of conditions affecting the lumbar, cervical, cranial and peripheral nerves

Dr. Henry Elsner specializes in providing compassionate patient-centered care with the latest surgical techniques for treating spine and brain injuries and disorders.  Dr. Elsner has consistently high patient satisfaction and positive patient outcomes in his performance of lumbar procedures, cervical procedures, cranial procedures, and procedures related to peripheral nerves.

Dr. Elsner is the president of Vanguard Brain and Spine.  He takes great pride in continuing to contribute to research on improved surgical techniques, such as minimally invasive spine surgery.

 

Conditions Dr. Elsner Treats

Lumbar:
  Herniated discs
  Degenerative disc disease
  Low back pain
  Bulging discs
  Radiculopathy
  Spinal stenosis
  Spondylolisthesis
  Spondylosis
  Spondylolysis
  Bone spurs
  Sciatica and pinched nerves
  Scoliosis
  Kyphosis

Cervical:
  Herniated discs
  Degenerative disc disease
  Neck pain
  Bulging discs
  Bone spurs
  Radiculopathy
  Spinal stenosis
  Spondylolisthesis
  Spondylosis
  Kyphosis

Thoracic:
  Spine fractures
  Herniated discs
  Degenerative disc disease
  Bulging discs
  Spinal tumors


 

 

Trauma:
  Spine trauma
  Spinal cord injuries
  Spine fractures


Tumors:
  Spinal tumors

Brain:
  Cerebral hemorrhage
  Brain tumors
  Aneurysms
  Hydrocephalus
  Trigeminal neuralgia
  Vascular malformations
  Traumatic brain injury
  Parkinson’s disease


Peripheral Nerves:
  Ulnar neuropathy
  Carpal tunnel syndrome
  Peroneal neuropathy


Workers’ Comp Injuries

Procedures Dr. Elsner Performs

Lumbar Procedures:
  Anterolateral interbody lumbar fusion
  Scoliosis correction
  Posterior lumbar interbody fusion
  Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
  Lumbar microdiscectomy
  Lumbar laminotomy
  Lumbar foraminotomy
  Lumbar laminectomy
  Spinal injections and blocks
  Treat spinal fractures

Minimally invasive spine surgery:
  Minimally invasive and deformity scoliosis correction
  Kyphoplasty
  Vertebrectomy
  METRx™ discectomy and far lateral
  X-Stop®
  Percutaneous pedicle screws
  Spinal cord stimulator
  Myelography

Cervical Procedures:
  Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  Cervical artificial disc replacement (arthroplasty)
  Minimally invasive METRx™ microdiscectomy
  Cervical laminectomy
  Posterior cervical fusion
  Posterior cervical discectomy
  Cervical corpectomy
  Odontoid screw fixation to repair cervical fractures

Thoracic Procedures:
  Discectomy
  Laminectomy
  Vertebrectomy
  Tumor resection
  Stereotactic radiosurgery
  Thoracic fusion
  Treat spinal fractures
  Kyphoplasty

 

 

Cranial Procedures:
  Evaluate brain injury: epidural,
    subdural, intracerebral
    hemorrhage
  Craniotomy for trauma, tumor,
    aneurysm and AVM
  Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  Radiofrequency ablation
  Deep brain stimulation
  Stereotactic radiosurgery
  Microvascular decompression

Peripheral Nerve Procedures:
  Functional neurosurgery
  Carpal tunnel release
  Ulnar nerve decompression
  Peroneal nerve decompression
  Radiofrequency lesioning
  Intrathecal baclofen pump
  Nerve grafting
  Muscle biopsy
  Nerve biopsy

Site Services:
  Therapeutic injections
  EMG/NCS
  X-ray
  MRI
  Physical therapy

 

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