MHSI - Michigan Head & Spine Institute Blog

MHSI is the largest, most experienced group of physicians in Southeast Michigan dedicated to treating patients with disorders of the head and spine. We provide the entire continuum of care for head and spine conditions.  From physiatrists and neuropsychologists who treat patients with non-surgical interventions to neurosurgeons skilled in the most delicate brain and spine surgery. Why travel from office to office when MHSI provides the full spectrum of head and spine care.


Understanding some of the neurosurgery issues seniors face, including some of the most common surgeries and special considerations for this age group, can help older folks and their families determine if they’re dealing with a health issue that could be helped by surgery of the brain or spine.

Are you experiencing chronic back problems but have put off seeking treatment because you’re afraid you’ll need major surgery? Chances are you have nothing to worry about. More than one million spinal surgical procedures are performed every year in the United States, and many of them aren’t invasive. In fact, recent research indicates that more than half of spinal procedures performed are minimally invasive.

Daniel B. Michael, M.D., Ph.D. Adult and Trauma Neurosurgery Every year, around 2.9 million cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) occur in the United States, and about 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a disability related to a traumatic brain injury. Understanding traumatic brain injuries —symptoms, treatment options and how to prevent them — […]

Every year, about 80,000 people are treated by neurosurgeons with a tool called the Leksell Gamma Knife®, which treats small and medium-sized brain tumors. Understanding Gamma Knife treatment, including how and when it is used, can help you determine if you may be a good candidate for this highly effective, non-invasive procedure. Contrary to its […]

Congratulations to our MHSI doctors who were recognized by HOUR Detroit as TOP DOCS for 2022. You can view their respective physician pages by clicking on the links below. Neurosurgery Jeffrey T. Jacob, M.D. Fredrick S. Junn, M.D. Ratnesh N. Mehra, D.O. Tejpaul S. Pannu, M.D. Mick J. Perez-Cruet, M.D. Michael D. Staudt, M.D., MSc […]