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    Neurosurgical services are now available at Rome Memorial Hospital with the addition of board certified neurosurgeon Dr. Nicholas Qandah. Dr. Qandah will serve as medical director of Neurosciences at Rome Memorial Hospital, where he will perform surgery and treat patients with neurosurgical disorders. 

    Dr. Qandah, who is board certified in Neurosurgery and Fellowship trained in both Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine, has opened a new office in Rome, at Chestnut Commons, 107 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 105.

    Fellowship trained in Complex and Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery, Dr. Qandah has special interests and expertise in Regenerative and Less Invasive Treatments of the spine to get his patients better and back to enjoying life.

    Minimally invasive surgeries available at RMH:

    • spinal surgery to treat patients with back and neck pain; 
    • spinal stenosis;
    • degenerative disc disease;
    • herniated discs.


    Anyone who suffers from back or neck pain knows that the pain and discomfort can be debilitating and effect every part of life. Dr. Qandah provides his patients with options to relieve pain and restore function. Almost as importantly, he has the unique ability to communicate with patients and their families in order to ease their minds when they are facing what can be a difficult procedure or surgery.

    Dr. Qandah earned his medical degree from Midwestern University. After completing Neurosurgical Residency training at Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic, he was awarded the prestigious AO Complex Spine Fellowship in Orthopedics and Neurosurgery at the University of Washington-Harborview in Seattle, Washington.

    After serving as the Director of Complex Spine at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery for the residency program, Dr. Qandah returned with his family to his wife’s home town in Central New York, where they are committed to our community and supporting our patients.

    Dr. Qandah is accepting new patients and can be reached at the Central New York Brain & Spine Neurosurgery Comprehensive Spine Center by calling 315.356.7780.

  •   Qandah, Nicholas, DO, FACOS 
    Dr. Nicholas Qandah, FACOS
     Alex Carangelo 
    Alex Carangelo, PA
     Kevin Gehr 
    Kevin Gehr, PA