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Russ Nockels
M.D.
  • Professor
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialties
Spinal Cord Injury, Cervical Lumbar Disc Surgery, Back Pain, Lumbar Disc Surgery, Scoliosis, Spinal Disc Disease, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Tumors, Complex Spinal Disorders, Spinal Stenosis, Spine Surgery, Herniated Disc
Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Neurological Surgery
Publications

The multiple benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery: results comparing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and posterior lumbar fusion.Starkweather,A. R.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Nockels,R. P.; Peterson,J.; Mathews,H. L.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2008 ;40(1):32-39

Occipitocervical fusion with rigid internal fixation: long-term follow-up data in 69 patients.Nockels,R. P.; Shaffrey,C. I.; Kanter,A. S.; Azeem,S.; York,J. E.Journal of Neurosurgery Spine 2007 ;7(2):117-123

Thoracic intramedullary cavernous malformation with posttraumatic hematomyelia: case report and literature review.Armstrong,M. J.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Schneck,M. J.; Nockels,R. P.; Biller,J.Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2006 ;15(2):74-78

Immune function, pain, and psychological stress in patients undergoing spinal surgery.Starkweather,A. R.; Witek-Janusek,L.; Nockels,R. P.; Peterson,J.; Mathews,H. L.Spine 2006 ;31(18):E641-7

Effect of prone positioning systems on hemodynamic and cardiac function during lumbar spine surgery: an echocardiographic study.Dharmavaram,S.; Jellish,W. S.; Nockels,R. P.; Shea,J.; Mehmood,R.; Ghanayem,A.; Kleinman,B.; Jacobs,W.Spine 2006 ;31(12):1388-1393

Dynamic stabilization in the surgical management of painful lumbar spinal disordersNockels,R. P.Spine 2005 ;30(16 Suppl):S68-72

Obliteration of a tentorial dural arteriovenous fistula causing spinal cord myelopathy using the cranio-orbito zygomatic approach.Pannu,Y.; Shownkeen,H.; Nockels,R. P.; Origitano,T. C.Surgical neurology 2004 ;62(5):463-467

Education
Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
  • New York University Medical Center, Neurological Surgery