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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 45

Tacoma, WA 98431
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Dr. Schlifka's Experience

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Dr. Schlifka's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Schlifka Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Schlifka Treats

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822

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Tacoma, WA 98431
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