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Dr. William Benedict

 
Dr. William Benedict
WellStar Medical Group
Specialties: Neurological Surgery
Spine Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
Spanish
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
School: Loyola University of Chicago
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Certification: American Board Neurological Surgery
ACO Provider: Yes
Hospital Affiliations:
WellStar Kennestone Hospital


About

I joined WellStar Neurosurgery in August 2010, after spending three years as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Emory University. I attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. I completed my internship In General Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, where I was named Resident (intern) of the Year in 2001. I completed my six year Neurosurgery Residency at Loyola University Medical center. I have specialty training in complex spinal disease, adult spinal deformity, and spinal oncology. I have training In advanced neuro-oncology techniques for removing brain tumors safely, and In some patients, without making a large incision. I use high definition scopes and video to remove some tumors through small "key-hole" openings in the skull or sinuses. My approach to neurosurgery is best described as patient centered. I spend time with my patients, and I talk to them, not at them.

 

Specialities:
Spinal Disease
Complex spinal disease
Degenerative spinal disease
Degenerative adult spinal deformity
Advanced spinal surgery using motion preservation technologies and dynamic spinal stabilization
Image-guided and minimally invasive spine surgery
Spinal tumors
Spinal trauma


Neuro-oncology
Brain tumors
Spinal tumors
Advanced image-guided (computerized) brain and spine surgery
Advanced endoscopic (minimally invasive) brain surgery
Endoscopic (minimally invasive) pituitary surgery
Awake craniotomy and advanced brain mapping (brain surgery) for tumor removal


Adult spina bifida
Hydrocephalus
Trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain)
Stereotactic
Radlo~surgery (Cyber-Knife)
Neuro-trauma



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WellStar Medical Group
Neurosurgery

61 Whitcher Street
Suite 3110
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-2326
Fax: (770) 422-7797

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