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Philip Henkin

Neurosurgeon
Dr. Philip Henkin Neurosurgery AP has offices in Brandon and Ruskin, Florida. Brandon Regional Hospital, South Bay Hospital, South Florida Baptist Hospital, HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, St. Vincent's Medical Center, and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota are among the facilities with which he is affiliated. The fact that Dr. Henkin's clinic avoids fad operations in favor of evidence-based, results-driven care decisions is noteworthy. Furthermore, in a state with such a high population of retirees, Dr. Henkin's practice accepts the Medicare reimbursement amount as full payment. MIS (Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery) is a type of minimally invasive spine surgery. Not every ailment can be treated with MISS, but for those that can, it can drastically lower the patient's risk and recovery time. Herniated discs, infection in the spine, narrowing of the spinal canal (spinal stenosis), spinal abnormalities such as scoliosis, and removal of a tumor in the spine are some of the disorders that may be candidates for MIS. Instability of the spine Spondylolysis is a defect in a section of the lower vertebrae that results in a fractured vertebra. MISS makes far smaller incisions, which reduces stress to adjacent muscles and tissues. To provide room for the surgeon to work, a tube-shaped tool gently pulls tissues aside. MISS can reduce the risk of infection, bleeding, and scarring, as well as shorten hospital stays and improve patient functional capability. Surgical robotics, as well as real-time microscopic imaging, may be used. Dr. Henkin is a certified Mazor X Robotic System operator as well as a Computer Image Guidance Technologies expert.
South Bay Hospital
Duke University School of Medicine
Tampa, FL, USA

Languages

English
Native or Bilingual

Work experiences

Neurosurgeon

South Bay Hospital
Full-time

Apr 2009 ~ Present
Tampa, FL, USA

Neurosurgeon

Brandon Regional Hospital
Full-time

Mar 2007 ~ Present
Tampa, FL, USA

Educations

Duke University School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Surgical Residency

1991 - 1998

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science (BS)
Chemical Engineering

1981 - 1985
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