“Every minute of the process was extremely comforting and thorough—Dr. Nkrumah and his staff, specially Karla, did everything possible to make us feel as comfortable and confident as possible. The whole team was extremely responsive and genuinely cared about our concerns, fears and questions.”

—Shelly Baruch, Google Reviews 2023

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Nkrumah Neurosurgery & Spine provides surgical and non-surgical treatment, for conditions of the spine and brain.


Back and Neck Pain


Spinal Stenosis

Disc Herniation

Disc Replacement

Revision Spine Surgery

SI Joint Dysfunction

Spinal Tumor

Spinal Fractures



Brain Tumor

Chiari Malformation

Traumatic Brain Injury

Intracranial Hemorrhage
Brain Aneurysm


Anterior Venous Malformation

Calvernous Malformation

Disc Herniation

Who is Louis J. Nkrumah MD, PhD, FAANS?

Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery

Dr. Nkrumah brings a well-rounded, thoughtful, and personalized approach to patient care. His expertise spans complex and minimally invasive spine surgery including spinal robotics and endoscopic spine surgery. read more >

Where did Dr. Nkrumah get his training in Neurosurgery?

Having attained both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees within four years at Yale University, Dr. Nkrumah earned his MD and PhD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He received a Dean’s Award at Einstein; and the David Everett Chandler Award—among numerous honors—at Yale. Two years of residency in otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital preceded his neurological surgery residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. He then went on to complete his fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

We accept Medicare and most insurances. Please contact us if you have questions about insurance. We will work with you to make sure you get the care you need.

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