The Penn Spine Center offers streamlined, collaborative, and multidisciplinary care.
The Penn Brain Tumor Center gives patients access to an unparalleled forum of innovative clinical trials.
Considering spinal fusion surgery? Here are 5 “W’s” to know about—the who, what, where, when, and why.
When you find out that you need spine or brain surgery, a second opinion is a good idea. Here’s why:
Back or neck pain does occur as the years pass. But when is it something more than age-related “creaks”? Here’s what you should know.
Back and neck pain takes a toll on everyday life, learn how physical therapy might be the best way to reduce the pain.
Zarina S. Ali, MD, is an assistant professor of neurosurgeon at Penn Medicine and sees patients at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Ali treats all nervous system conditions, including spinal, cranial and extremity nerve disease.
Tarlov cyst treatments range from steroids to surgery. Find out what you should be asking if you’ve been diagnosed
In part 2 of this series, we explore the treatment options following a spinal tumor diagnosis, people often wonder what caused their tumor and what options they have for treatment.
In part 1 of this series, we take a look at the potential causes and symptoms of spinal tumors. Many people with spinal tumors receive several other diagnoses before they get to the right one. Here's why a spinal tumor is challenging to diagnose.
Congratulations to the 198 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2017.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.