Spine Surgeon Dr. Jay Jagannathan Now Seeing Patients at McLaren Caro Region

McLaren Caro Region is pleased to welcome Jay Jagannathan, MD, FAANS to their list of specialty physicians. Dr. Jagannathan is a board certified neurosurgeon specializing in cranial and spinal surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive techniques, which often result in less post-operative discomfort and a quicker recovery for patients. Dr. Jagannathan strives to provide individualized treatment for patients with a focus on combining compassionate care, advanced techniques, and easy accessibility for patients.

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Marc Augsburger, President and CEO of McLaren Caro Region, stated “We are excited to have a neurosurgeon of Dr. Jagannathan’s caliber joining MCR! He will make a great addition to our team and we are excited for him to start helping patients in our community.”

Dr. Jagannathan completed his neurosurgical training at the University of Virginia and Wayne State University and received advanced training in both neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery. Additionally, he spent a year as a clinical neuro-oncology fellow at the National Institutes for Neurologic Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Jagannathan is one of only a few neurosurgeons in Michigan to perform all open and minimally invasive procedures related to complex spine, spinal oncology and deformity, including open and percutaneous pedicle screw fixation, TLIF, ALIF, DLIF, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, and spinal radiosurgery. He is also trained to perform artificial disk replacement using Prodisc-C and Prodisc-L technology.

Dr. Jagannathan was recently featured as being among the “Top Doctors in America” in Delta Sky Magazine and was named a “Spine Surgeon to Know” by Beckers Spine Review. He has also been featured in Hour Detroit magazine’s “Top Docs” issue and has received the Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition from Vitals.com the past three years. He has published numerous papers in the areas of spine surgery, radiosurgery, and neuro-oncology, and has been the recipient of the Synthes Award for craniofacial research as well as the Cone Pevehouse Award for socioeconomic research, both from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He was recently named a ‘rising star’ in spine surgery by In-Spine magazine.

In June, Dr. Jagannathan will begin seeing patients at McLaren Caro Region’s Specialty Clinic, located at 705 E. Frank Street. For more information, visit www.mi-neurosurgery.com or call (989) 701-2538 to schedule an appointment.