Our Physicians

Our team of board-eligible or board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeons combine for over 100 years of experience in the neurosurgical field. They provide a variety of treatments, both surgical and non-surgical, for a wide array of conditions and disorders related to the nervous system – the brain, spine, spinal cord and spinal nerves.

Their dedication to diagnosis, prevention, treatment, critical care and rehabilitation is unmatched. Consultation come from a variety of sources including family practitioners, emergency room physicians, internists, rheumatologists and other specialists.

The Physicians of The NeuroSpine Center and Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates are well known for their conservative approach to treatment and their specialty in caring for neck and back pain. Medication, Physical Therapy and/or Home Exercise can help to alleviate and even resolve many conditions and surgery is always used as a last resort.
 

Neurosurgeon Keith Kuhlengel - Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates
Keith Kuhlengel, MD, FACS Neurosurgeon

Dr. Keith Kuhlengel has been a practicing Neurosurgeon with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 1995. Dr. Kuhlengel’s desire to help people through his education, coupled with his upbringing in the rural Midwest makes Lancaster County a remarkable fit.

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Neurosurgeon Christopher Kager - Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates
Christopher Kager, MD, FACS Neurosurgeon

Dr. Christopher Kager has been a practicing Neurosurgeon with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2001. An early fascination with the function of the nervous system led Dr. Kager to the medical field, and eventually to Lancaster County to join the Lancaster NeuroScience team.

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Neurosurgeon William Monacci - Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates
William Monacci, MD, FACS Neurosurgeon

Dr. William Monacci moved to Lancaster County in 2005 after serving as a Colonel in the U.S. Army and Neurosurgery Consultant to the Army Surgeon General. As a Neurosurgeon at Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates Dr. Monacci is gratified to continue using his skill and experience performing a broad range of complex brain, spine and peripheral nerve surgeries

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Neurosurgeon James Thurmond - Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates
James Thurmond, MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. James Thurmond saw the medical community of Lancaster County as the perfect location to begin his career as a Neurosurgeon. Since 2009 Dr. Thurmond has called Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates his home.

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Neurosurgeon Kristine Dziurzynski - Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates
Kristine Dziurzynski, MD, FACS Neurosurgeon

Dr. Kristine Dziurzynski has been a practicing Neurosurgeon with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2013. Dr. Dziurzynski has a passion for cancer research and a team-oriented approach to patient care that incorporates perfectly into the culture of Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates.

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Pawel Ochalski, MD Neurosurgeon

Education University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ – Doctor of Medicine – Valedictorian University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Department of Neurological Surgery – Residency in Neurological Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Department of General Surgery – Internship of General Surgery The College of […]

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