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Frederick H. Armbrust, MD
R. Joseph Crow, Jr., MD
Rida Mazagri, MD
John H. Schmidt, III, MD
Matthew P. Walker, MD

Physician Assistants
Larry Young, PA
Patrick Anderson, PA-C
Tasha Elswick, PA-C
Sabrina Turley, PA-C

Areas of Expertise
Brain Diseases & Disorders
Disorders of the Cervical Spine
Disorders of the Lumbar Spine
Disorders of the Spinal Cord 

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John H. Schmidt, III, M.D.
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Specializing in:
  • Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Aneurysms

  • Complex Spine Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Surgical Treatment of Parkinson's Disease,
    Depression and Epilepsy

  • Artificial Disc Replacement

  • Back & Neck Pain Surgery

Dr. Schmidt earned his medical degree at University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Denver. He continued his medical training with a general surgery internship at Charleston Area Medical Center, WVU. He then completed his residency in neurosurgery at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown

One of the three senior members of the group, Dr. Schmidt began his private practice at Neurological Associates, Inc. in 1986. Currently, Dr. Schmidt is Chief of Staff at Charleston Area Medical Center and has served on numerous committees and board positions . He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Schmidt belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the West Virginia Medical Society, and the Kanawha County Medical Society.

University of Wyoming, B.A., B.S.
Laramie, Wyoming

University of Colorado School of Medicine, M.D.
Denver, Colorado

General Surgery Internship:
Charleston Area Medical Center, WVU
Charleston, West Virginia

Department of Neurosurgery
West Virginia University Medical Center
Morgantown, West Virginia

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

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


Conditions and Treatments
Adult Onset Hydrocephalus
Anatomy of the Brain
Anatomy of the Spine and Peripheral Nervous System
Astrocytoma Tumors
Brain Metastasis
Brain Tumors
Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenosis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine
Chiari Malformation
Chiari Type I Malformation
Chronic Pain
Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Disorders
Glossary of Neurological Diagnostic Tests
Head Injury
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Low Back Strain and Sprain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Movement Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis
Neck Pain
Parkinson's Disease
The Pituitary Gland and Pituitary Tumors
Positional Plagiocephaly
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Sports-Related Head Injury
Stem Cells
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Treatment Options for Cerebral Aneurysms

Trigeminal Neuralgia

  A scan of a brain with a tumor

American Brain Tumor Association
Chapter One - Parts of the Brain
Chapter 2 - Brain Tumor Basics
Chapter 3 - Facts and Statistics
Chapter 4 - Causes and Risk Factors
Chapter 5 - Diagnosis and Follow up Testing
Chapter 6 - Types of Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Understanding Brain Tumors

The American Brain Tumor NEWSLETTER


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Charleston, West Virginia 25301
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