|Neurosurgeon New Orleans,
Back Surgeon, Spine Surgeon, Southern Brain and Spine.
M. Voorhies, M.D.
Brain & Spine
Metairie, LA 70006
OFFICE: (504) 889-7200
FAX: (504) 889-7205
M. Voorhies, M.D. received his medical
degree from Tulane University, and before graduation
was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor
society for academic excellence.
He completed his neurosurgical residency at The
New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center,
and stayed in New York an additional year for a
research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Dr. Voorhies began his neurosurgical
career at Ochsner, where he remained for 22 years
– the last 10 of which were as Chairman of
the Department of Neurosurgery. In 2006 he left
to pursue a new practice opportunity and together
with his new partners help found Southern Brain
& Spine, LLC.
at Ochsner Dr. Voorhies was an
active member of the clinical faculty of the LSU
Department of Neurosurgery, and participated in
the educational training of residents at Ochsner.
As part of his academic activities at Cornell
and later at LSU, he authored or co-authored 43
medical articles and book chapters as well as
developing an experimental brain retractor that
was granted a U.S. Patent. Currently he has a
patent pending on a new type of artificial disc
and a flexible rod for dynamic stabilization.
He is a member of multiple national neurosurgical
societies, and is a diplomat of the American Board
of Neurological Surgery.
Voorhies’ scope of practice includes
general adult neurosurgery with a special emphasis
on complex spine and minimally invasive spinal
operations. He was one of the first specialists
in this region to perform minimally invasive lumbar
disc surgery. Dr. Voorhies continues
his interest in surgical outcome research in an
ongoing effort to monitor and improve treatment
results. He has been regularly featured in the
New Orleans Magazine annual listing of best doctors.
At this point in his career he is extremely excited
about his new clinical practice environment centered
on the campus of East Jefferson General Hospital,
which emphasizes individual patient care and attention.
Dr. Voorhies looks forward to
this wonderful opportunity to continue to help
serve the neurosurgical needs of the Gulf Coast
© 2012 [Rand M. Voorhies,
M.D.]. All rights reserved.
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