Spinal & Neurosurgery
Jeff Lehmen, MD
Dr. Jeff Lehmen, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science in medicinal chemistry where he received the Top Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Award. He earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia and completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics.
Dr. Lehmen completed a neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and represented Harvard as a traveling surgeon at Peking University Hospital in Bejing, China. He had an additional minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship with the internationally renowned Neurosurgeon, Luiz Pimenta, MD, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is board certified in spine surgery.
David Raskas, MD
Dr. Raskas has over twenty years of experience in treating back and neck issues and has improved the lives of many. Positive end results begin with an accurate and thorough examination along with the most innovative techniques. His focus is to improve patients’ symptoms and restore their lifestyle. Dr. Raskas received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine, and completed his internship in general surgery at University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery at UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA. Dr. Raskas is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Joseph Yazdi, MD
Dr. Joseph Yazdi is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has been in private practice since 2001. He graduated from Hahnemann University Medical School (now known as Drexel University Medical School) and completed five years of Neurosurgical residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He completed the last two years of his residency at UMDNJ (now known as Rutgers University Medical School).He has been performing minimally invasive spinal surgeries since 2004. He also specializes in pain management performing injections not only in the spine but also in various joints in the body such as shoulders, hips, and knees.