Entries by Dr. Shehadi

Pituitary Tumors – Symptoms and Treatment

What are pituitary tumors? Pituitary tumors are noncancerous tumors that develop in the pituitary gland, a pea-sized gland located just below the brain behind the nasal cavity. This gland is often referred to as the “master gland” because it controls the function of many other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland secretes hormones responsible for growth, metabolism regulation, […]

Dr. Shehadi’s DBM Publication

We are very excited to announce the official publication of Dr. Shehadi’s paper on demineralized bone matrix (DBM) products for spinal fusions! Please help us in congratulating Dr. Shehadi and click the link below to view the full paper. Review of commercially available demineralized bone matrix products for spinal fusions: A selection paradigm Background: Spinal fusions […]

Dr. Shehadi’s Second Publication Discussing Metastatic Breast Disease

In 2007, Dr. Shehadi was a contributing author for a paper titled “Positive and negative prognostic variables for patients undergoing spine surgery for metastatic breast disease.” He and seven other doctors examined prognostic variables for patients who underwent metastatic breast cancer spinal surgery, and identified a few positive and negative variables. Below is the abstract […]

Instrumented Spinal Fusion

What is a spinal fusion? Spinal fusion is a surgery performed to fuse two or more vertebrae together. This procedure is also known as arthrodesis. The procedure involves a bone graft so the bones can fuse, or grow together. There are several types of bone grafts, but most commonly an autograft (patient bone) or allograft (donor bone) […]

4 Common Types of Headaches – Symptoms & Duration

There are several hundred types of headaches, but there are four very common types: sinus, tension, migraine, and cluster. Headaches are always classified as either primary or secondary. A primary headache is a headache that is not caused by another condition or sickness. Causes of primary headaches include stress, sleep deprivation, alcohol, skipped meals, fatigue, and […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the compression of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel in the wrist. The median nerve runs through the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and half of the ring finger closest to the middle finger.

NEW Headache Clinic in Columbus, Ohio!

Neurosurgery Associates has now opened a Headache Clinic in Columbus, Ohio! The Headache Clinic will be led by our Nurse Practitioner, Tiffany Epps. It’s very difficult to know the source and solution to consistent headaches. There are various types of headaches including tension, migraine and even sinus headaches. Some headaches have a simple solution, others could be […]

Dr. Shehadi Featured in Memorial Health Hospital’s WellAware Magazine

Memorial Health Hospital’s WellAware Winter Newsletter featured Dr. Shehadi. “Board-Certified Neurosurgeon Joseph A. Shehadi, MD, FRCSC, FACS has joined the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and is now seeing patients in the Specialty Care Center, along with Physician Assistant Meghan Rauchenstein, MPH, MSPAS, PA-C.