The top neurosurgeons in Atlanta as of 2016 include Dr. Roger Frankel and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Other top neurosurgeons in Atlanta include Dr. Michele Johnson, Dr. Steven Wray and Dr. Kevin Hsieh.
Dr. Frankel is a licensed neurological surgery specialist who works at Piedmont Hospital and has appeared in the list of top doctors in the Atlanta Magazine each year from 2011 to 2014, notes the U.S. News & World Report. With 23 years of career experience, Frankel studied at New York University School of Medicine, where the institution awarded him a medical degree. He completed his residency and general and neurological surgery training at Emory University, where he also worked as an intern. As a neurosurgeon, Frankel received certification from the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Gupta is a licensed neurosurgeon who works at Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University Hospital, states the U.S. News & World Report. With 22-year career experience, Gupta studied at University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at the same institution. Just like Frankel, he possesses certification from the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Neurosurgeons are specialist physicians who deal with conditions that affect parts of the nervous system, including the central nervous system, skull and vertebral column, explains the U.S. News & World Report. The conditions include spinal cord trauma, spinal disk herniation and hydrocephalus.