Friday, April 24, 2009

Maryland's leading brain and spine center gets new name

LifeBridge Health’s one-of-its-kind consortium of specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, physical medicine, rehabilitation and several other subspecialties has a new name: Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute.

“The comprehensive services offered at the Institute are helping a wide range of individuals with ailments ranging from back pain to brain injury and much more. We are pleased to be associated with an Institute where such ground-breaking research and treatment takes place on a daily basis,” said Sandra Berman who along with husband Malcolm presented the Institute with a very generous donation.

“The entire LifeBridge Health community is grateful to the Bermans for their significant gift,” said Warren Green, president and CEO of LifeBridge Health. “Their contribution will go far in continuing to aid those seeking help with neurological disorders.”

The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute, with programs at Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital, offers a full range of services for brain, spine and peripheral nervous system diseases including sophisticated diagnostic techniques, state-of-the-art surgical modalities and comprehensive rehabilitation programs.

At the Institute, which first opened in 2007, patients undergo a complete evaluation to aid in diagnosis. Patients are referred to a team of dedicated physicians and medical staff who develop a proper plan of treatment and/or procedures for diseases of and injuries to the brain, nervous system and spine.

The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute seamlessly integrates the three aspects of care – the initial diagnosis, surgery and post-operative rehabilitation – for a better experience for the patient.

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