Newark, NJ--Come and meet the medical teams involved in the management of neurological health at a special “Neuroscience Day at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.”
The event is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday April 3, from 9 am to 3 pm in the Discharge Lobby at the Medical Center. The program features neurosurgical specialists from Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists (ANS) who treat patients at 156 Lyons Avenue in Newark. Learn more about issues that pertain to neurological conditions, such as nutrition, healthy living, the operating room, the emergency room, ergonomics, stroke prevention, blood pressure and cholesterol information, smoking cessation opportunities and more.
Meet our Neurosurgery Team
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has developed programs in neuroscience to diagnose and treat a range of conditions from stroke to epilepsy, brain tumors to spine injuries and movement and memory disorders.
“The neuroscience team is staffed by dedicated physicians and nurses who are skilled in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries which threaten these critical nerve centers of the body,” said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. “With access to state-of-the-art technologies, the team provides comprehensive care from prevention to diagnosis, treatment to rehabilitation.”
Meet our Neurosurgeons:
- David Wells-Roth, MD, joined ANS from the neurosurgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Wells-Roth completed medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and then completed his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at Weill-Cornell Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Wells-Roth has additional specialized fellowship training in interventional neuroradiology as well as skull base neurovascular surgery.
- Kyle Chapple, MD Dr. Chapple completed medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio and then completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at The Weill Medical College of Cornell University where he was a Chief-resident. Dr. Chapple’s fellowship was also completed at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
- Scott A. Meyer MD completed his medical degree from Brown University. Dr. Meyer completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and upon completion of residency was selected for a prestigious complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
- Paul S. Saphier, MD received his medical degree from Albany Medical College where he was ranked in the top one-third of his class. Dr. Saphier completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in their Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Saphier subsequently completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of California where he specialized in the treatment of neurovascular disorders such as intracranial aneurysms, vascular malformations, and stroke.
Come meet those responsible for your neuroscience care. For more information, please call the Division of Neurosurgery at (973) 285-7800 or visit www.atlanticneurosurgical.com.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, (NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities and well beyond. NBIMC has more than 800 physicians, 3,200 employees and 150 volunteers with over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. NBIMC is fifth in the nation in the number of heart transplants with better than expected outcomes, has the only lung transplant program in New Jersey, and combined with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, both Saint Barnabas Health Care System affiliates, is third in the nation for kidney transplants, by volume. To learn more, visit us on line at www.newarkbeth.com
Children's Hospital of New Jersey, located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and part of the Barnabas Health, is the state's premier hospital caring for children, with specialized services to treat ill and injured children from newborn to adolescent years and has the most comprehensive pediatric cardiac care program in the region as well as preventive programs that promote wellness in the community. For a referral to a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 1-888-724-7123.
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Date: March 27, 2012
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