Neurosurgeon brings TLIF to Bayshore Medical Center: 5 things to know

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | January 18, 2018 | Print  |

Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, N.J., now offers patients transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion back surgery thanks to Howard Eisenbrock, DO.

Here are five things to know:

 

1. Patients who visit Dr. Eisenbrock for TLIF surgery are admitted for two to three days. Dr. Eisenbrock has the patients in physical therapy the day following surgery and conducts follow-up visits two weeks later.

 

2. TLIF surgery is recommended for patients suffering form disabling lower back and leg symptoms that have not improved with non-surgical treatments.

 

3. Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Eisenbrock also underwent fellowship training at Boston-based New England Baptist Hospital.

 

4. Dr. Eisenbrock earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree and completed his residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

5. Bayshore Medical Center is a 211-bed nonprofit community hospital.

 

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