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Donald Wright, MD

Donald Wright, MD

Dr. Donald C. Wright retired from active clinical practice in 2018, but his patients continue to be cared for by the team at Virginia Neurosurgeons. Dr. Wright focused his career on the management of skull base tumors and related disorders. In addition to clinical medicine, Dr. Wright was widely-published, actively involved in research, and instrumental in training residents, fellows and other neurosurgeons in complex skull base surgery.

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Abraham Kader, MD

Abraham Kader, MD

Dr. Abraham Kader is a general neurosurgeon with a special focus on disorders of the spine. Using his extensive experience and the latest technological advancements, Dr. Kader provides comprehensive spine care, including minimally invasive techniques and image-guided spine surgery.

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Sidhartha Chandela, MD

Sidhartha Chandela, MD

Dr. Chandela joined Virginia Neurosurgeons in 2010. He is a board-certified fellowship-trained minimally invasive neurosurgeon who specializes in both cranial and spinal neurosurgery.  He is an endovascular neurosurgeon who serves as Director of Neurovascular Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center and his unique expertise in cerebrovascular neurosurgery forms the foundation of the Hospital's neurovascular and stroke program. In addition, his practice and interests involve minimally-invasive complex spine surgery, general neurosurgery including brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia and Chiari malformations.

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Richard D. Murray, MD

Richard D. Murray, MD

Dr. Richard D. Murray is a neurosurgeon with advanced training and specific expertise in the management of skull base and complex cranial disorders. He employs a combination of traditional cranial approaches, minimally invasive neuro-endoscopy and stereotactic radiosurgery to provide his patients with multi-faceted treatment options. In addition, he leverages his sub-specialty training in minimally-invasive techniques towards spine surgery, incorporating both traditional and motion-preserving applications.

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Nikhil R. Nayak, MD

Nikhil R. Nayak, MD

Dr. Nikhil R. Nayak is a general neurosurgeon with advanced training and specific expertise in spinal disorders. His specialty focus involves minimally invasive, complex, and image-guided spinal surgery for a variety of degenerative, traumatic and oncologic conditions including cervical myelopathy, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, spinal stenosis, spinal fractures, spine and spinal cord tumors, adult degenerative scoliosis, and revision spinal surgery.

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