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WellSpan Health expands state-of-the-art neurosurgery program; welcomes new neurosurgeons to Franklin and York Counties

August 21, 2020

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WellSpan Health expands state-of-the-art neurosurgery program; welcomes new neurosurgeons to Franklin and York Counties

WellSpan Health today announces an expansion in surgical options for patients in Franklin County with conditions related to neck and back pain, as well as the addition of two new neurosurgeons joining the highly-skilled neurosciences team at WellSpan.

"WellSpan's reputation as a destination for the most advanced care for patients with complex medical conditions continues to attract the best and brightest physicians to our team," said Dr. Anthony Aquilina, executive vice president and chief physician executive, WellSpan Health. "Our skilled physicians are a key part of solidifying our role as a trusted partner in maintaining the health of our communities."

"As part of our mission to expand access to care, we're excited to be expanding comprehensive surgical options for our patients in Franklin County, including a multi-disciplinary approach to spine care," said Lori Clark, vice president of neurosciences services line, WellSpan Health.

Dr. Matthew Maserati is accepting new patients at WellSpan Neurosurgery's Chambersburg office in the WellSpan Health Campus at 12 St. Paul Dr., Chambersburg, Suite 208.

Dr. Michael Casey also joins WellSpan Neurosurgery in York County. He will perform surgeries at WellSpan York Hospital and see patients at the neurosurgery practice at 228 St. Charles Way.

Common conditions treated by WellSpan Neurosurgery include herniated (ruptured) discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative spine conditions, spinal cord injuries, compression fractures, head injuries, and brain tumors.

About Dr. Maserati

Dr. Matthew Maserati comes to WellSpan from Altoona, Pa. He completed his residency at The University of Pittsburgh and has fellowship training in spinal deformity.

"When you come to an appointment with me, you can expect that your concerns will be heard, that you will be treated with respect, and that you will undergo a thorough evaluation of your neurological symptoms," said Dr. Maserati. "I work with my patients to establish a detailed plan for diagnosis and treatment."

Dr. Maserati also brings expertise in computer-assisted surgical navigation, minimally invasive spinal surgery and total disc replacement in the neck and spine.

He says he is looking forward to new experiences in Franklin County, as he follows his passions outside of work. "When I'm not seeing patients, I like to spend my time exercising, watching my daughter play hockey, and reading."

About Dr. Casey

Dr. Michael Casey comes to WellSpan Health in York County after completing a fellowship in open and endovascular neurosurgery at Semmes Murphy Clinic in Memphis, Tenn. and his Advanced NeuroEndovascular Fellowship year at the Medical University of South Carolina.

"The team at WellSpan is devoted to its patients, and I look forward to being a part of that mission," said Dr. Casey. "My goal is to help deliver on WellSpan's promise of improving the health of our community members through advanced care, as well as intervention for complex conditions like stroke. I am excited to join a strong team that is dedicated to delivering quality care for all."

Dr. Casey's neurosurgical interests include degenerative spine, tumor of the brain and spine, peripheral nerve, aneurysms and vascular malformations, and the emergent treatment of stroke through mechanical thrombectomy.

For more information on WellSpan’s neurosciences program, including the Comprehensive Stroke Center at WellSpan York Hospital, visit WellSpan.org/Neuroscience.