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Dr. Walter Oakes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Oakes is affiliated with UAB (University of Alabama) Hospital, UAB School of Medicine and UAB School of Medicine. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Walter Oakes has the following 9 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
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