Alexander Taghva, MD - Neurosurgery

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Neurosurgical Procedures Offered

Minimally-invasive and complex surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine including:

  • Minimally-invasive discectomy
  • Minimally-invasive foraminotomy
  • Minimally-invasive laminotomy
  • Minimally-invasive lateral fusion (XLIF)
  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
  • Total disc replacement
  • Posterior lumbar fusion (PLIF, TLIF)
  • Spinal fusion and deformity correction
  • Revision spinal surgery
  • Bulging discs

Brain surgery

  • Craniotomy for brain tumors
  • Craniotomy for hematomas (bleeding of the brain)
  • Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor
  • Transnasal surgery for pituitary tumors

Surgery for pain disorders including:

  • Spinal cord stimulation (trial and permanent implants, percutaneous and paddle leads)
  • Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia

Nonsurgical treatment:

  • Cyberknife radiosurgery for brain tumors and trigeminal neuralgia
  • Nothing Short of Miraculous

    When I awakened from the anesthetic after leaving the operating room, I was alert, felt comfortable, was in good spirits, and I noticed something amazing and stunning … I felt absolutely no pain whatsoever! - Deloris C.

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  • “I will be by your side” – Dr. Taghva

    He kept his word to me, and has been there, every step of the way, and has greatly increased my wife's quality of life...
    - James G.

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  • Completely pain free. It is unreal!

    I went ahead with the operation, and I am so glad that I did. Immediately after I awakened from the operation,
    I felt like I could go home.- Joseph R.

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  • Thank you, Dr. Taghva, for giving me a big part of my life back.

    5 years ago I was sent to Dr. Taghva by my pain management specialist. He had very thorough tests done. He told me that it was his opinion that I had RSD aka CRPS. After much discussion with my pain specialist, I had a spinal cord stimulator implanted. I loved the relief it gave me. […]

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  • Dr. Taghva is my hero.

    Dr. Taghva is my hero. I had a herniated disc and spinal stenosis with pressure on the upper spine area. After 3 hours of surgery I was up and walking pain free right away. My recovery in just 2-3 weeks had me walking without any walker or back brace and I am feeling terrific. Thank […]

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