Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas Satellite Clinic-North Little Rock

About Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas Satellite Clinic-North Little Rock

Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas Satellite Clinics allow you to stay close to home and still receive Arkansas’ most comprehensive neurosurgery care.

Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas Satellite Clinic-North Little Rock is staffed with six board-certified neurosurgeons. 

Dr. Diaa Bahgat’s practicing health concerns include brain tumors, cranial surgery, degenerative disorders of the spine, epilepsy, spine surgery, and more.

Since joining Baptist Health in 2004, Timothy Burson, MD, has served on multiple committees regarding professional practice and improving patient outcomes. He has been recognized as one of Arkansas’s Best Doctors in Neurosurgery numerous times by his professional peers. Dr. Burson’s practice covers comprehensive neurosurgical pathologies with much of his time devoted to spinal surgery. 

David Connor, DO, has had over 15 of his works published in peer-reviewed journals and has received multiple awards for research at annual meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Southern Neurosurgical Society and Louisiana Neurosurgical Society. Dr. Connor specializes in the minimally-invasive treatment of disorders of the spine, brain and peripheral nerves, including brain and spine tumors, spinal stenosis, disc disorders, spinal deformity, trigeminal neuralgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, seizure disorders and traumatic fractures, to name a few.

Gautam Kanu Gandhi, MD, Ph.D., utilizes state-of-the-art technology including O-arm-based intraoperative navigation technology to treat cranial and spinal diseases ranging from degenerative, vascular, traumatic, tumor, or infectious pathologies. His primary commitment to patient care is to provide tailored treatment for each individual associated with lower complication rates and result in the greatest benefit to the patient. Dr. Gandhi remains active in multiple neurological and spine societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS), North American Spine Society (NASH), American Medical Association (AMA), Arkansas Medical Association and the Pulaski County Medical Society.

Blake Phillips, MD, has an interest in minimally-invasive spine surgery (MIS) and spine deformity correction. He continues to be active in medical education with a number of recent peer-reviewed publications, posters, and conference speaking engagements. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Southern Neurosurgical Society, North American Spine Society, American Medical Association, Arkansas Medical Association, and the Pulaski County Medical Society.

PB Simpson, Jr., MD. Dr. Simpson has been in practice for more than 40 years. He has a conservative practice philosophy and believes surgery should only be an option if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Dr. Burson, Dr. Connor, Dr. Gandhi, and Dr. Phillips perform minimally-invasive Mazor X robotic-assisted spinal surgery. Mazor X offers a faster recovery, greater success and less pain than other procedures. Learn more about Mazor X.

They see patients ages 16 and older by physician referral. For more information call Baptist Health Healthline at (888) 227-8478.

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