Educate Yourself as a Patient
We understand that you may be under a great deal of stress if you require neurosurgery. However, we do not want your experience to be overwhelming. You shouldn’t have to worry about finding the right educational resources you need to better understand your condition.
In order to better serve you and answer your questions, we have compiled a list of many of the resources you will find helpful as a patient. Please click on the links for more information.
UnderstandSpineSurgery.com is a free educational service provide by UnderstandSurgery.com and Stryker Spine to better educate the public on spine surgery.
North American Spine Society (NASS)
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization that advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy.
Congress of Neurosurgeons (CNS)
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons exists for the purpose of promoting the public welfare through the advancement of neurosurgery, by a commitment to excellence in education, and by dedication to research and scientific knowledge.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The American Medical Association speaks out on issues important to patients and the nation’s health. The AMA’s envisioned future is to be an essential part of the professional life of every physician and an essential force for progress in improving the nation’s health.
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