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Faster recovery                                                     Reflections 2007                                                    S TA F F S P O T L I G H T:
from surgery.                                                       benefits the Physicians
                                                                                                                                    Get to know your
For many patients, post-operative recovery                          Free Clinic                                                     Neurological Associates
can be a long process, especially when
surgery involves treatment of the spine. With
minimally invasive techniques, that recovery
                                                                    The third annual Reflections event was held
                                                                    at Brookside Country Club on Saturday,
time can be drastically reduced.                                    March 3. Hosted by Neurological Associates,
                                                                    Reflections celebrates the field of neuro-
Jeffrey Lobel, M.D. of Neurological Associates                                                                                      Name:
                                                                    science while raising funds for a local medical
uses specialized, minimally invasive surgical
techniques to treat lower back and leg pain,
                                                                    charity or organization. This year’s proceeds
                                                                    benefited the Physicians Free Clinic, an
fusions, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease
and disc herniations.
                                                                    affiliate organization of the Columbus Medical                  Popelar
                                                                    Association. Dr. Donald Dohn was honored
                     “The goal of the procedure                     with the Harry LeFever Award for Excellence in
                     is to get patients up and                      Neuroscience for his work in the field.
                     moving within 12-24 hours,”
                     says Dr. Lobel.
                     Minimally invasive tech-
                     niques use small incisions                                                                                     Position: Nurse practioner, working with the
                     to perform the procedure,                                                                                      neurologists
                     preserving surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                    Years with Neurological Associates: 8
Dr. Jeffrey Lobel    of the surgery site.
The small incisions also result in smaller scars.                                                                                   Responsibilities: “I manage patient care.
Dr. Lobel uses glue as opposed to stitches to                                                                                       I also help educate the patients and
close the surgery site, also reducing scarring.                     Dr. Myron R. Smith, Vice President Board of Trusteees,
                                                                                                                                    perform any required tests.”
The glue naturally wears off as the skin heals,                     Dr. Edward Bope, Volunteer Medical Director, and
                                                                    Weldon Milbourne, Director of Development, of the
                                                                                                                                    Favorite part of the job: “I get a feeling
saving the patient an additional office visit.
                                                                    Physicians Free Clinic.                                         of satisfaction in seeing a patient improve.
To ease post surgery pain, Dr. Lobel inserts                                                                                        I feel good knowing that I helped improve
pain pumps at the incision site so the patient                                                                                      their quality of life.”
can control the pain medication entering
their body. The pumps are removed safely and                                                                                        Favorite past times: Gardening and hiking
easily after a few days.
                                                                                                                                    Dream job: “I love my job so much. There
“Most of my patients report little to no pain                                                                                       isn’t much I would change except maybe our
after surgery,” says Dr. Lobel. “This method of                                                                                     geographical location. It’d be great to be nearer
pain management helps the patient get back                                                                                          to mountains so I could hike more often.”
to their normal routine after only a day or two
of rest.”
                                                                    Mr. J. Alan Lougeay and Dr. Janet Bay of Neurological
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lobel, please speak with
                                                                    Associates, and Dr. Donald Dohn, award recipient.                Dr. Erick Arce named president
one of our receptionists or call 614/324-4680.
                                                                                                                                       of Neurological Associates

                     Meet one of the brains behind our practice.
                     Ward Buster, D.O.                                                                                                                Dr. Erick Arce was recently
                                                                                                                                                      elected to a three-year term
                     Dr. Buster is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the care of the adult neurological surgery
                                                                                                                                                      as president of Neurological
                     patient. His areas of special interest are the spine, brain tumors, cerebrovascular and peripheral nerves.
                                                                                                                                                      Associates. Dr. Arce will
                     Dr. Buster attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on an athletic scholarship for wrestling where he                       serve as the liaison between
                     was an Academic All-American. He received a bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended the College                           the physicians and the
Dr. Ward Buster      of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, where he received his medical degree.                                         practice administrator.
His neurological surgery training was obtained through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Hospital                         Dr. Arce has been with
in New York and Midwestern University in Illinois at Bromenn Regional Medical Center.                                                                 Neurological Associates
Dr. Buster and his wife, Teresa, have three daughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, as well as traveling and fishing.                     for 10 years practicing
                                                                                                                                                      general neurology.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Buster, please speak with one of our receptionists, or call 614/324-4680.
Dr. Ward Buster                                                                                                                     Dr. Erick Arce
   Discover the comprehensive neuroscience care you deserve.
   All under one roof.

Neurosurgery                                                      Sleep Medicine
The Neurological Associates team of highly skilled                Our board-certified sleep medicine expert is skilled at
neurosurgeons treats a variety of neuroscience conditions         diagnosing and treating sleep apnea, narcolepsy and other
including brain tumors, spine conditions, cerebrovascular         sleep disorders. Dr. James Fulop, one of the leading physicians
disease, nerve injuries, and intracranial aneurysms.              for sleep disorders, provides state-of-the-art testing and
                                                                  individualized treatment plans to help make your therapy
Neurology                                                         convenient and effective.
The accomplished neurologists at Neurological Associates
diagnose and treat many disorders and diseases of the nervous     Spine Physiatry and Pain Management
system. Subspecialties include multiple sclerosis, headache,      This specialized program offers diagnosis and non-operative
epilepsy, dizziness and balance disorders, Parkinson’s disease,   treatment for neck, spine and back disorders. Through a
stroke, and sleep disorders.                                      proven sports medicine approach, Dr. Yeshwant Reddy will
                                                                  locate and treat the source of your pain and help restore your
Neurodiagnostic Testing                                           functionality.
A comprehensive range of neurodiagnostic tests are available
onsite, including Evoked Potential (EP) Testing, Electro-         Office Infusion Center
encephalogram (EEG), Electromyography (EMG), Nerve                The Office Infusion Center provides intravenous therapies
Conduction Studies (NCS), and Electronystagmography               in the comfortable setting of our office. Our expert staff can
(ENG). All tests are performed, analyzed and explained by         administer medications, monitor lab work and answer any
highly skilled neurologists.                                      questions you may have.

MediBack                                                          Mid Ohio MS Center
This comprehensive, non-invasive therapy program focuses          The Mid Ohio MS Center at Neurological Associates, directed
on rehabilitating and reconditioning the lower back. Directed     by Dr. Geoffrey Eubank, brings together many of the therapies
by Dr. Stephen Barr, Ph.D., the MediBack program aims to          and treatments MS patients require. Comprehensive,
restore your functionality through results-driven care that       coordinated services include physical, occupational and
incorporates clinical research, physiological studies, exercise   speech therapies, pain management services, infusion services,
and fitness.                                                      neurodiagnostic testing, social services, and psychological
                                                                  testing and counseling.
Physical Therapy
These services are designed to evaluate and treat the upper       Mid Ohio EMG Center
spine and neck areas. The program uses manual and                 This specialty center provides customized EMG tests,
mechanical traction, therapeutic exercises, and strengthening     administered and evaluated by trained neurologists. Led
techniques to eliminate pain and restore functionality.           by Dr. William T. Mayr, a fellowship-trained EMG specialist,
                                                                  the Mid Ohio EMG Center is committed to combining the
                                                                  highest quality testing with comprehensive neuroscience
                                                                  care to deliver the most meaningful results.

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