Benjamin Ball obtain his chemistry and biology degrees at the University of Virginia, graduating with high honors. He remained at UVA for medical school. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of California, Irvine, where he spent a year completing an enfolded skull-base surgery fellowship. His surgical interests include...
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His addition to INI is part of the groups continued dedication to bring excellent neurosurgical care to the region.
Healthgrades has listed Inland Neurosurgery Institute as one of the top Spine Centers in California through their work at Casa Colina. To see more details, view the full top 100 list here.
He is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon sub-specializing in Neurointerventional/Neuroendovascular Surgery. He is uniquely able to assess and treat strokes, aneurysms, ArterioVenous Malformations (AVM), and vascular lesions with both minimally invasive interventional procedures and craniotomies.
INI welcomes Siraj Gibani. He is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery. His addition to the INI is part of the groups continued dedication to bring excellent neurosurgical care to the region.
KeyStone Magazine features Dr. AmirNovin’s cutting-edge surgical techniques. You can view the article here.
Names several of the INI doctors as the top doctors in the region. INI is proud to have the most number of top neurosurgeons in the area. Read more..
Dr. Aaron Cutler will be joining the INI in July 2014. Dr. Cutler is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive skull base tumor surgery. His addition to the INI is part of the group’s continued dedication to bringing excellent Neurosurgical care to the region.
Univision headlines Dr. AmirNovin’s Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery in a two part national segment. Part 1: Part 2: Watch on Univision.com: 1) Part 1 2) Part 2
Dr. Lederhaus speaks on the national stage regarding the growing problem of conflict of interest in spine surgery. Continue Reading….
Bracing Avoids Surgery for Young Patients With Scoliosis: Bracing in high-risk patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is associated with a significantly greater likelihood of reaching skeletal maturity with a curve of less than 50 degrees, the degree at which surgery is normally indicated, a new study shows. FULL STUDY HERE
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin’s article on the effects of electrical stimulation on dopamine levels in the brain was accepted for peer-reviewed publication in the journal of Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery.
Growth, Not Size, of Brain Aneurysms Biggest Risk for Rupture. Brain aneurysms — even small ones — are more likely to rupture if they are growing, a new study has shown. The discovery counters current guidelines and emphasizes the need for regular monitoring and earlier treatment. FULL STUDY HERE
ASCO: No Benefit from Avastin in Glioblastoma. Patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma lived no longer with the addition of bevacizumab (Avastin) to chemoradiation than they did without it, results of a large multicenter trial showed. SOURCE: Gilbert MR, et al “RTOG 0825: Phase III double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating bevacizumab in...
Congratulations to Drs. Ramin AmirNovin, Scott Lederhaus, and Jose Rodriguez for being named on SuperDoctors.com as one of the top 5% Neurological Surgeons.
A study of Medicare patients shows that costlier, more complex spinal fusion surgeries are on the rise — and sometimes done unnecessarily — for a common lower back condition caused by aging and arthritis. What’s more alarming is that the findings suggest these more challenging operations are riskier, leading to...