Dr. Lloyd Maliner is a neurosurgeon in Plantation, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and Broward Health Coral Springs. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and one of 6 at Broward Health Coral Springs who specialize in Neurological Surgery.
Neurosurgeons treat disorders of the brain and nervous system, meninges, skull, pituitary gland, spinal cord, meninges and vertebral column, and cranial and spinal nerves. They use minimally invasive surgery, neuroradiology imaging like CT, MRI, PET, MEG. Patients may go to a neurosurgeon for conditions like hemorrhages, hydrocephalus, head or spinal cord trauma, spinal disc herniation, infections and tumors.
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