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Doctor demystifies nervous system disorders

Doctor demystifies nervous system disorders

August is Neurosurgery Awareness Month, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons to make the point that neurosurgeons diagnose and treat disorders of the entire nervous system, including the brain, spine and neck. "There are many fronts of neurosurgery and we do different things and some handle specialized problems," said Dr. Evan M. Packer, managing partner of the Brain and Spine Center South Florida in Boca Raton. The practice also covers brain trauma at Delray Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center, and is affiliated with the Marcus Neuro Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. "Most people don't understand what a neurosurgeon does and...

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