Spine specialist featured during Health Night program at MVCC


Anyone who suffers from back, neck or nerve pain knows that the pain and discomfort can be debilitating and affect every part of life. 

Meet the doctor who provides his patients with less invasive spine treatment options to relieve pain and restore function at Rome Memorial Hospital’s free Health Night presentation, “Relief from Back, Neck or Nerve Pain,” Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

Dr. Nicholas Qandah, FACOS, board certified neurosurgeon and medical director of Neurosurgical Services at Rome Memorial Hospital will speak and answer questions at the lecture. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. at Mohawk Valley Community College Rome Campus, Room 119, 1101 Floyd Ave. 

Fellowship trained in complex and minimally-invasive spine surgery, Dr. Qandah has special interests and expertise in regenerative and less invasive treatments of the spine to get his patients better and back to enjoying life. 

His presentation will include information on regenerative spine care and stem cell therapy as solutions to spinal conditions without surgery and kyphoplasty to treat the pain of spine fractures often caused by osteoporosis.

Along with his special expertise in spine surgery for patients with spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and herniated discs, Dr. Qandah has the unique ability to communicate with his patients and families to relieve anxiety when faced with spinal procedures and pain management treatments. 

Dr. Qandah earned his medical degree from Midwestern University. He completed neurosurgical residency training at Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic, and was awarded the prestigious AO Complex Spine Fellowship in Orthopedics and Neurosurgery at the University of Washington-Harborview in Seattle, Washington.

After serving as the Director of Complex Spine at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery for the residency program, Dr. Qandah returned to Central New York and established Central New York Brain and Spine Neurosurgery with an office at 107 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 105, Rome.

Health Night is a free lecture series sponsored by Rome Memorial Hospital. 

Advance registration is encouraged for planning purposes. For more information or to make a reservation, call 315-337-5309.

For easy access to room 119 at Mohawk Valley Community College, please enter from Floyd Avenue, bear right and follow the road to the right to enter the south parking lot. There will be signs to direct you to the presentation. 


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