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 perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
The area of Las Cruces, NM has a population of approximately 143,900 people. There is 1 neurological surgeon near Las Cruces, which gives it a ratio of 1 neurological surgeon per 143,900 residents or a ratio of 1 neurological surgeon per 55,710 households. There are 55,710 households in Las Cruces.