Dr. Philip Henkin

is a board-certified neurosurgeon in Brandon, Florida.

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Dr. Philip Henkin is a board-certified neurosurgeon in Brandon, Florida. After years of General Neurosurgery, Dr. Henkin has chosen to concentrate on diseases of spinal compression. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) and complex spinal reconstruction. Henkin is a solo practitioner with privileges at several area hospitals, including St. Joseph’s Hospital - South and Tampa Minimally Invasive Spine and Surgery Center. He has been deftly relieving his patients of acute and chronic back pain for over two decades.

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Aneurysm Awareness: Identifying the Hidden Clues of Danger
May 25, 2023

Aneurysm Awareness: Identifying the Hidden Clues of Danger

Aneurysms, often called silent time bombs, present a grave health risk when undetected and untreated. While many aneurysms go unnoticed due to their lack of symptoms. Recognizing the warning signs is essential for early detection and potentially life-saving intervention. By familiarizing ourselves with the subtle clues, individuals and their loved ones can improve their ability […]

Which neurosurgical operation is the most typical?
May 16, 2023

What is the most typical operation in neurosurgery?

The field of neurosurgery includes a wide variety of surgical techniques used to address disorders of the central nervous system. Spinal decompression is one of the most often perform interventions in this category. Addressing compression or impingement of the spinal cord and its accompanying nerves is critical for reducing pain, improving function, and increasing the […]

Brain Tumor
April 28, 2023

Brain Tumor: Symptoms and Treatments

If you have a tumor in your brain or spinal cord, it can be a scary and stressful experience. But there are many treatment options available to you. Most tumors develop when normal brain or spinal cord cells have changes (mutations) in their DNA. These changes make the cells grow and divide without controlling the […]

April 13, 2023

What is the Main Cause of Glioblastoma?

Glioblastoma is cancer that develops in the brain or spinal cord. It’s very fast-growing and often fatal. The leading cause of glioblastoma is a change in the DNA of cells called astrocytes. These cells help support and nourish the nerve cells in the brain. Causes Glioblastoma is caused by the abnormal growth of star-shaped cells […]

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