Items Tagged ‘peripheral nerve’
Sweet Letter to Dr. Ty Olson from Grateful Family
The work done by our New Jersey neurosurgeons has a huge impact on the lives of a lot of people. It is the nature of what they do, but it is also because they do their job well and with their patients best interests at heart. They receive many letters throughout the year from grateful patients...Posted on Jan 2, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumors, Locations, News, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Spine, West Long Branch
Watch Dr. Christopher Winfree on an Episode of 'The Cure'
Dr. Christopher Winfree is featured on an episode of The Cure, a medical show created by the Al Jazeera Network. The episode is called Pain Killer (watch it here) and features Dr. Winfree at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital as he meets with and performs a...Posted on Nov 25, 2013 by Department Author In Locations, News, Ridgewood
Dr. Christopher Winfree Busy in New Orleans at AANS 2013
Among the many presenters and attendees at the 81st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) was our own Dr. Christopher J. Winfree, neurosurgeon and specialist in the management of pain and Peripheral Nerve disorders. Dr. Winfree arrived in New...Posted on May 16, 2013 by Department Author In Locations, News, Pain, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Ridgewood
NJ Neurosurgeons Bigger than Life Across Central New Jersey
Perhaps you have seen them, several eye-catching billboards along the roadways of Central New Jersey for The Neuroscience Institute at Monmouth Medical Center that feature neurosurgeons from our Long Branch office...Posted on Apr 5, 2013 by Department Author In Brain Tumors, Cerebrovascular Medicine, Endovascular Medicine, Epilepsy, Gamma Knife, Locations, Movement Disorders, News, Pain, Pediatrics, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Specialties, Spine, West Long Branch
Dr.Christopher Winfree's Peripheral Nerve Lab a Great Success
Last month, Dr. Christopher Winfree held a cadaver dissection course at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. The lab concentrated on the peripheral nervous system and was open to neurosurgery residents and medical students rotating through the neurosurgery service as well...Posted on Feb 1, 2013 by Department Author In Locations, News, Pain, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Ridgewood
The Making of a Neurosurgeon: Dr. Christopher Winfree
Two things can be said of neurosurgeon Christopher Winfree; he is focused, and he hates the word "no". “I know what I want and I am going to do it,” he says, “ I just systematically take steps to make it happen.” “As a kid,” Winfree says, “ I made a long list of things I wanted to...Posted on May 14, 2012 by Site Editor In Locations, News, Pain, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Quotes, Ridgewood
Christopher J. Winfree, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Winfree grew up in Jupiter, FL, and attended Dartmouth College where he graduated with High Honors in Chemistry. After completing medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he joined their Department of Neurological Surgery as a resident. Following residency he...
Peripheral Nerve Conditions
The human nervous system consists of four parts: brain, spinal cord, autonomic nervous system, and peripheral nerves. Peripheral nerves are cord-like structures containing bundles of nerve fibers that carry information between various regions and the spinal cord. Some nerves, such as the sciatic...
Ty J. Olson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Olson specializes in tumor resection within eloquent regions of the brain, performing awake surgery with intraoperative mapping. He also performs minimally invasive spine surgery, X-Stop interspinous implantation and a wide variety of neurosurgical procedures such as gamma knife and cyber knife...