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Lana D. Christiano, M.D.

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon and Neurosurgical Oncologist

Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship:
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Neurosurgery Residency:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Education:

  • Medical School:University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
  • Undergraduate School:University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
  • Women in Neurological Surgery
  • Committee on Interns and Residents

 

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Robert Joseph Crow, Jr., M.D.

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgery Residency:University of Massachusetts Hospital Brigham & Women’s Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Education:

  • Internship Surgery:
    Department of Surgery Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD
    Naval Aerospace Medical Institute
    Flight Surgeon Program, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
  • Medical School:
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, M.D., Birmingham, AL
  • Graduate School:
    University of Alabama Graduate School Department of Biochemistry
  • Undergraduate School:
    University of Alabama, B.S., Tuscaloosa, AL

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Select Specialty Hospital

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • West Virginia State Medical Association
  • Kanawha County Medical Society

 

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John R. Orphanos, M.D.

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship:
West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, WV

Neurosurgery Residency:
West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, WV

Education:

  • Medical School:
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
  • Undergraduate School:
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Princeton Community Hospital

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • Neurosurgical Society of the Virginias
  • North American Spine Society
  • AO Spine North America

 

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John H. Schmidt, III, M.D.

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Neurosurgery Residency:
Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

Education:

  • General Surgery Internship:
    Charleston Area Medical Center, WVU Charleston, West Virginia
  • Medical School:
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, M.D., Denver, Colorado
  • Undergraduate School:
    University of Wyoming, B.A., B.S., Laramie, Wyoming

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Select Specialty Hospital

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • West Virginia State Medical Association
  • Kanawha County Medical Society
  • Neurosurgical Society of the Virginias
  • West Virginia State Neurosurgical Society
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

 

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Charles E. (Ted) Shuff, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Orthopedic Spine Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Orthopedic Research Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Orthopedic Surgery Residency: VCU Health Systems, Richmond, Virginia

Education:

  • Medical School: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
  • Graduate School: West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Undergraduate School: West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Charleston Area Medical Center Teays Valley Hospital (Application Made)
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital (Application Made)
  • St. Francis Hospital (Application Made)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • West Virginia Orthopedic Society

 

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Matthew P. Walker, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Fellowship:Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Residency:Orthopedic Surgery Summa Health System, Akron, OH

Education:

  • Medical School:West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Undergraduate School:West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • Charleston Area Medical Center Teays Valley Hospital (Application Made)
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Select Specialty Hospital

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Medical Association
  • West Virginia State Medical Association
  • Kanawha County Medical Society