Meet our Physicians


Salina Regional Neurosurgery offers advanced brain and spine care combining neurology and neurosurgery under one roof. Here you will be cared for by specialists who are skilled in using the latest technology and techniques.

Ali B. Manguoglu, MD, FACS Ali B. Manguoglu, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S., ED(SN)

Practice/Procedures

Decompression of Peripheral Nerve Entrapments
  • Carpal/cubital tunnel releases

Spine/Spinal Cord

  • Decompression of spinal cord/canal, cervical/thoracic/lumbar laminectomies
  • Surgery extra/intradural/intramedullary lesions, including tumors/cysts/abscess/disc herniation
  • Spinal microsurgery

Education

M.D.
Hacettepe University
Ankara, Turkey

Internship
Bay State Medical Center
Springfield, MA

Residency
University of Kansas
Kansas City, KS

Neurotrauma Fellowship
University of Maryland
M.I.E.M.S.S.

Registrar
University of Newcastle, upon Tyne, Department of Neurosurgery

Certification

Board Certified
  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons F.A.C.S.
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK F.R.C.S. ED(SN)


Justin S. Whitlow, M.D. Justin S. Whitlow, M.D.

Practice/Procedures

Adult Cranial Surgery
  • Excision/biopsy of skull lesions
  • Cranioplasty with repair of skull fractures
  • ICP monitoring
  • Craniectomy/craniotomy for intracranial hematoma, cyst, tumor, abcess, trauma
  • Adult VP shunts

Cranial Surgery
  • Primary and metastatic tumors
  • Chiari malformation
  • Hematoma evacuation
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Spine/Spinal Cord
  • Decompression for stenosis in cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Microdiscectomy for disc herniations
  • Fusion for spinal instability, spondylolisthesis, spine fractures
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Spine and spinal cord tumors
  • Epidural abscess

Education

M.D.
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Internship
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Residency
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Certification

Board Eligible


Scott M. Boswell, M.D. Scott M. Boswell, M.D.

Practice/Procedures

Adult Cranial Surgery
  • Excision/biopsy of skull lesions
  • Cranioplasty with repair of skull fractures
  • ICP monitoring
  • Craniectomy/craniotomy for intracranial hematoma, cyst, tumor, abcess, trauma
  • Adult VP shunts

Cranial Surgery
  • Primary and metastatic tumors
  • Chiari malformation
  • Hematoma evacuation
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Spine/Spinal Cord
  • Decompression for stenosis in cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Microdiscectomy for disc herniations
  • Fusion for spinal instability, spondylolisthesis, spine fractures
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Spine and spinal cord tumors
  • Epidural abscess/Hematoma evacuation

Other Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Education

M.D.
University of Kansas
Kansas City, KS

Internship
University of Nebraska
Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Residency
University of Nebraska
Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Certification

Board Eligible