Our Staff

The staff of The NeuroSpine Center is comprised of an elite team of Neurosurgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Peri-operative Nurses, Radiology Techs and a dedicated office staff. Each and every employee strives to make your experience as seamless, comfortable and successful as possible

We have included bios of our Neurosurgical Team, our Advanced Practitioners and our Clinical Director so you can learn about the people who will be caring for you during your time with us.

 

Our Neurosurgeons

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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Physician Assistant Matthew Miller
Matthew Miller, RN, DSc, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant

Matthew Miller is a Certified Physician Assistant. He has been with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2010.

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Physician Assistant Brandan Lykens
Brandan Lykens, PA-C, MHS Certified Physician Assistant

Brandan Lykens is a Certified Physician Assistant and has been with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2012.

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Jaclyn M. Barber, MSN, CRNP Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Jaclyn Barber is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She has been with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2014.

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Sandra Moffett, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant

Sandra Moffett is a Certified Physician Assistant and has been with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2016.

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Erikda Ortega, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant

Erika Ortega is a Certified Physician Assistant and has been with Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates since 2017.

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