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Neurosciences

Together, USF and Lakeland Regional Health offer our community an entire team of neurosurgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and illnesses of the brain, spinal cord, and neck. When you need specialized neurological treatment, you can have confidence that we will provide the highest level of care for you and your family.

Expert Neurosurgeons, Close to Home

Michael A.
Campanelli, DO

Nauman S.
Chaudhry, MD

Davide M.
Croci, MD, FMH

Jose A.
Torres Gluck, MD

Advanced Neurological Care, Just for YOU

Specialized Services

We offer services specifically designed for you and your loved ones. We will guide you through each phase of your wellness journey, offering advanced treatments, support, and resources.

  • Aneurysm Stenting, Coiling & Clipping
  • Brain Tumor Biopsies
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebral Bypass
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Cranioplasty
  • Complex Spine Reconstruction
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions and Tumors of the Spine/Spinal Cord
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Tumor Resection
  • Scoliosis
  • Skull Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • SRS
  • Stenosis of the Spine
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Treatment for Hydrocephalus and other related disorders
  • Treatment of Brain Tumors

About our Experts

Michael A. Campanelli, DO

Michael Campanelli, DO is highly recognized for his expertise in treating traumatic injuries of the brain and spinal cord. During this over 20 years of experience at Lakeland Regional Health, he was instrumental in implementing the Brain Lab Neuro Navigation System for the removal of brain tumors at the Medical Center and has a special interest in the treatment of dementia related to normal pressure hydrocephalus.

  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Dementia related to normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Nauman S. Chaudhry, MD

Dr. Chaudhry, a native South Floridian, is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who subspecializes in Spinal Deformity and Complex Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. He treats the entire gamut of spinal pathology and sees patients of all age groups from adolescents to the elderly. Dr. Chaudhry will take into consideration your symptoms, radiographic findings, spinal alignment, and overall health to create a personalized plan that is tailored to your symptoms and lifestyle. He has a comprehensive background in the latest open, minimally invasive, and robotic spine surgery techniques to provide the most durable surgical option for you. Dr. Chaudhry’s expertise is evident by his numerous peer-reviewed publications, presentations at national meetings, and active memberships in premier neurosurgical societies. His research interests include spinal cord injury and long-term patient outcomes.

  • Complex Spine Surgery (ages 5-99)
  • Degenerative Spinal Disease (disk herniations, spondylolisthesis, myelopathy)
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Scoliosis
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors 
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Disk Replacement
  • Offers Anterior, Posterior and Lateral Approaches to the Spine

Davide M. Croci, MD, FMH

Dr. Davide Marco Croci, born and raised in Switzerland, is fluent is four languages: Italian, French, German, and English. He completed two very competitive fellowship programs in both complex spine and complex cranial neurosurgery. Along with his exquisite clinical skill, his academic credentials are equally. He was named as a member of the North American Skull Base Society, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies.

  • Complex Cranial Surgery
  • Aneurism Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Skull Base and Brain Tumors
  • Cranial and Spinal Surgery Outcomes

Jose A. Torres Gluck, MD

Jose A. Torres Gluck, M.D is recognized for his expertise in disc replacement surgery and minimally invasive surgery of the spine and has specific training and expertise in surgery of the pituitary gland. Dr. Gluck is a faculty member of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Neurology Department, serving as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery.

  • Disc replacement surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Pituitary gland surgery

We’ve Got Your Back

We know health concerns can be overwhelming. That’s why we are dedicated to your personal wellness journey, each step of the way. Our convenient provider locations throughout Polk County and Central Florida are here, just for you. Contact your primary care provider today to begin your healthcare journey at Lakeland Regional Health.