“Dr. Ahmad Zakeri” Procedures
Herniated lumbar disc is a surgical procedure to remove a herniated or degenerative disc in the lower spine. The incision is made posterior, through the back muscles, to remove the disc pressing on the nerve.
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Decompressive laminectomy is the most common type of surgery done to treat lumbar (low back) spinal stenosis. This surgery is done to relieve pressure on the spinal nerve roots caused by age-related changes in the spine.
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Lumbar, or spinal, fusion is a surgical procedure to permanently connect two or more vertebrae in your spine, eliminating motion between them. Lumbar fusion involves techniques designed to mimic the normal healing process of broken bones.
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Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine.
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Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a surgery to remove a herniated or degenerative disc in the neck. An incision is made in the throat area to reach and remove the disc. A graft is inserted to fuse together the bones above and below the disc.
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About “Dr. Ahmad Zakeri”
Dr. Ahmad Zakeri is a Neurosurgeon in Toledo, Ohio and is affiliated with McLaren St. Luke’s. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zakeri to book an appointment.
- Neurosurgery Board Certification American Board of Neurological Surgery
- Medical School Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
- Neurosurgery Residency Suny at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
- Internship - Transitional Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Buffalo, NY