Dr. Mohamad Khaled, a Neurosurgeon, Joins Ayer Institute

Ayer Institute Adds Neurosurgeon
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Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute announced the appointment of Dr. Mohamad Khaled as a neurosurgeon seeing patients both at Hartford Hospital and in offices in Enfield.

“Dr. Khaled’s broad base of expertise enhances the services we already provide to patients suffering from various diseases and tumors of the brain and spine,” said Dr. Mark Alberts, physician-in-chief of Ayer Neuroscience Institute, “His highly specialized surgical skills help us offer people world-class options for brain and spine conditions without having to travel far.”

Dr. Khaled comes to Hartford HealthCare from Baystate Health, where he was director of functional neurosurgery and launched the Deep Brain Stimulation Program, the first of its kind in western Massachusetts. He was also an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Baystate.

His areas of clinical interest include deep brain stimulation; epilepsy surgery; cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery, including minimally-invasive spine surgery, cervical spine deformity correction surgery and spine tumors; surgery for pain; and brain tumors. His research has included work on MR-guided ultrasound lesioning in deep brain stimulation and comparing radiofrequency, GammaKnife radiosurgery and focused ultrasound lesions in the brain.

Dr. Khaled, who is fluent in English and Arabic, earned his medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, and completed a residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. He also completed fellowships in epilepsy surgery and pediatric neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Mohamad Khaled, a member of the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, is accepting patients by referral in office at 85 Seymour St., Suite 1003, Hartford, or 100 Hazard Ave., first floor, Enfield. For an appointment, call 860.696.2290.


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