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St. James Hospital / Services & Specialties / Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery

We offer the most advanced neurological and neurosurgical care to patients throughout the Southern Tier.Common conditions we treat and services offered include:

  • Back Pain, Stenosis, Herniated Discs
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusions and Fractions
  • Carotid/Cerebrovascular
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Brain/Spinal Tumors and Clinical Trials
  • Stroke and Brain Injury
  • Adult Headaches
  • Neuropathy
  • Adult Neurological Disorders
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Disorders/Dementia
  • Gait and Balance Disorders
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Spasticity/Baclofen Pumps
  • Movement Disorders/DBS/Parkinsons
  • Pituitary Tumors

Neurology Team

Richard Welles, MD

Linda Welles, MD

Neurosurgery Team

Webster Pilcher, MD, PhD

G. Edward Vates, MD, PhD

Susan Smith, NP