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.

Congratulations to our MHSI doctors who were recognized by HOUR Detroit as TOP DOCS for 2023. 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.* Pain Medicine Karl R. Freydl, D.O. Kevin R. Lee, […]

MHSI is proud to share the exciting news that Dr. Ratnesh Mehra has received the designation of FACOS; Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Dr. Mehra has demonstrated a commitment to the practice of surgery, surgical teaching, authorship of professional papers and participation in local, state and national organizations. The designation was conferred […]

Michigan Head & Spine Institute is proud to share the exciting news that Dr. Holly Gilmer has just been elected Chair of the Michigan Board of Medicine. She was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Board of Medicine in 2020 and has now been elected as Chair by her colleagues on the Board. We […]

Tejpaul S. Pannu, M.D. Neurosurgeon The cervical vertebrae are the part of the spine we use the most on a daily basis to go about our normal lives, and are made up of the top seven bones in your spinal column. Understanding these vertebrae, including what can go wrong with them and how problems can […]

Richard D. Fessler, M.D. Neurosurgeon Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, and strokes are a leading cause of death and disability for Americans. One of the best ways to lower your risk of having a stroke is to know your risk factors so that you can work to reduce them. […]