CHPG Neuroscience & Spine
Centura Health Physician Group Neuroscience and Spine aims to be the region's center of excellence for treatments and disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system. We strive to provide the best care for the right patient at the right time. Our surgical team is composed of board certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists and neurophsychologists who are well-versed and experienced in the latest technologies of both conservative and surgical treatments for conditions of the brain and spine using a multi-disciplinary approach. Our focus on treating patients conservatively and without surgical intervention whenever possible allows us to provide the best patient care experience for each individual. For the select population of patients who undergo surgery, they are treated with the most advanced and least invasive techniques. Our CHPG providers focus on treatments to get you back to the person you want to be.
We use clinical information in conjunction with your individual circumstances and unique expectations to provide high quality; outcomes focused management with improved patient care and satisfaction. Our core-value based and outcomes-focused approach to patient care, allows us to provide you with the best patient experience. We continue to focus on the most innovative ways of treating you both conservatively as well as surgically if surgery is indeed needed. Utilizing advanced O-ARM imaging systems and stereotactic navigation intra-operatively allows us to deliver the safest and least invasive surgical experience for our patients using precise real-time feedback during complex cranial and spinal procedures.
Our clinical team is committed to improving treatment protocols and optimizing clinical outcomes for the patients that we serve. In addition to providing consistent, top-quality patient outcomes focused management; getting out patients mobilized, avoiding unnecessary surgeries or additional treatments is important to us. Minimizing pain and getting you back to your life is our commitment to you. Our team of dedicated and compassionate providers as well as office staff promise to provide you with the most respectful, courteous and speedy care that you need and deserve.
Our neurologists specialize in the neurological diagnosis and treatment of the adult patient, including:
- Stroke and TIA
- Pinched nerves
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Restless legs syndrome
- Muscle diseases
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Motor neuron diseases
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cervical radiculopathy stenosis
- Lumbar radiculopathy stenosis
- Transverse myelitis
Diagnosis & neurosurgical treatment of brain related conditions
At CHPG Neuroscience & Spine, we use the latest technology and procedures to provide diagnosis and treatment of brain related conditions.
Conditions we treat include:
- Aneurysms and arterial venous malformations (AVMs)
- Brain Tumors
- Brain Injury
- Trigeminal Neuralgia (facial pain)
Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
St. Anthony Hospital has been awarded Disease Specific Certification for Stroke Care by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Receiving JCAHO's Gold Seal of Approval signals that the hospital's stroke-related programs, associates and physicians are neurosurgery leaders in Metro Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region.
Neurosurgical spine treatment & surgery
Our patients report a drastically improved quality of life, outstanding patient satisfaction scores, rapid recovery and transition back home and a low complication rate.
Our back and spine surgeons are neurosurgery experts and have access to leading-edge technology including Stealth TM computer assisted surgery and ISO-C TM Spine System and work in close collaboration with the area's leading orthopedic specialists to provide advanced treatment and surgical intervention for:
- Pinched Spinal Nerve
- Spinal Stenosis (Cervical)
- Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar)
- Spinal Tumors
- Herniated Disc
- Degenerative Spinal Conditions
- Spinal Trauma / Fractures
- Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
Technology now allows us to treat many neurological disorders that once required open neurosurgery, through minimally invasive procedures.
Using extremely small microcatheters and computer-based angiography with 3-D reconstruction, we have the ability to open and close abnormal vessels with less risk and faster recovery times. Our Neuro-interventional specialists use non-invasive interventional techniques to treat brain aneurysms, open blocked arteries in the brain and remove clots in brain arteries.
Neuro-interventional treatments include:
- Administering tPA directly into a clot
- Interventional systems for removing large clots in the brain
- Carotid stenting
- Intracranial angioplasty
- PFO closure
Expert neuropsychology treatment
Neuropsychologists are psychologists with special training in how the brain and nervous system affect an individual’s behavior and cognition, particularly when a brain injury or illness has occurred.
Our board-certified neuropsychologist has the training and experience to assist patients with:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Attention deficit disorders, such as ADHD or ADD
- Brain trauma, including concussion
- Cognitive changes following surgery
- Developmental learning disorders
- Effects of toxins or chronic substance abuse
- Language disturbance
- Parkinson’s disease
- Psychiatric or neuropsychiatric disorders
- Seizure disorder
- Stroke and other cardiovascular disorders