Meet Our Spine & Neurosurgery Specialists
The highly skilled doctors at Weiss Memorial Hospital care for a wide range of back and spine conditions, from cervical spine disorders and degenerative disc diseases to scoliosis, spine trauma and tumors. When surgery is necessary, our experienced surgeons employ advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, to stabilize painful joints, decompress pinched nerves, fuse bones and correct deformities. Find the spine or neuro doctor in Chicago who is right for you:
Thomas A. McNally, M.D., Medical Director for The Chicago Spine Center at Weiss, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in comprehensive operative and nonoperative spinal care. He is a surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics and a Clinical Associate at the University of Chicago.
Geoffrey Dixon, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in neurological and spine surgery. He earned his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic. His special interests include spine surgery, cervical spine disorders and surgery, degenerative disc disorders, herniated discs, microdiscectomy and spinal stenosis.
Robert Erickson, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his residency at The University of Chicago Hospitals. His special interests include complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, cerebral aneurysms, brain and spine tumors, chiari malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, and hydrocephalus.
Eldin Karaikovic, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric and adult spinal deformities, short segment fixation for scoliosis and thoracolumbar fractures, kyphoplasty, artificial discs, and herniated cervical and lumbar discs. He is a surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago and an Instructor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Leonard I. Kranzler, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in the field. Known for his empathetic and compassionate care, Dr. Kranzler treats every patient as an important individual. He believes that teamwork is a key component of providing medical care, working closely with the patient, their families and their other healthcare providers.