The procedure most often performed is a lumbar microdiskectomy. Dr. Swaid Swaid has performed over 5,000 of these operations during the 35 years he’s been in practice which makes him one of the most experienced neurosurgeons in our region.
Surgery involves putting you to sleep under general anesthesia. Depending on the area of your particular abnormality, your head may be totally or partially shaved. An incision will be made in a fashion described to you by your doctor.