Dr. Markarian Providing Neurosurgery Clinic at Salem Regional Medical Center
February 13, 2018Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) recently welcomed fellowship-trained, Board-Certified Neurosurgeon Georges Z. Markarian, M.D., MBA, FAANS, FACS, to our medical staff. Dr. Markarian is affiliated with The Center for Neuro and Spine in Akron, and is now offering a neurosurgery clinic locally on Fridays at SRMC, for the convenience of patients with brain and spine conditions.
Services ProvidedDr. Markarian provides a wide range of neurosurgical services, including evaluation and treatment of conditions ranging from tumors to common spinal disorders such as sciatica, "slipped" or herniated discs, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and neck and back pain. He is also a pioneer in the use of minimally-invasive surgical techniques aimed at benefiting those with complex disorders of the brain, such as stroke and aneurysms, as well as patients requiring spinal surgery.
"A disorder affecting the brain, spine and related nerves can impact a person's mobility and independence, as well as cause ongoing pain that limits one's activity level and overall quality of life," Dr. Markarian said. "I'm committed to helping patients regain their function and minimize their pain by offering advanced treatment options for a variety of neurological diseases and disorders."
Education and Fellowship TrainingDr. Markarian graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and received his Medical Degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he served as Chief Resident. Following his residency, he went on to complete additional training as a Fellow and then Chief Fellow in Interventional Neuroradiology at the Cleveland Clinic.
Board-Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Markarian's professional memberships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Congress of Neurological Surgeons; and The Ohio State University College of Medicine Landacre Society.