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Coastal Neurosurgical Spine Ctr

Neurosurgery, Surgical Assistance | 6 Providers

Office Providers

Dr. Adam Brown, MD

Dr. Adam Brown, MD

Neurosurgery

(26)
Dr. John Butler, MD

Dr. John Butler, MD

Neurosurgery

(2)
Robert Hensler, PA-C

Robert Hensler, PA-C

Surgical Assistance

(3)
Dr. Thomas Melin, MD

Dr. Thomas Melin, MD

Neurosurgery

(36)
Christopher Steyskal, PA-C

Christopher Steyskal, PA-C

Surgical Assistance

(2)

Patient Comments

12 comments
Dr. Brown
in Swansboro NC. | 06/06/2017
I recently had back surgery done by Dr. Brown. I had been suffering from back pain for years. From our first consultation through surgery and post op I found him to be very clear in his diagnosis , plan and recovery strategy.. He was very professional and had great bedside manners. I consider him an excellent neurosurgeon. I told him I hadn't felt this good in 40 years, and I meant it. I would recommend him to anyone.. Thank you Dr. Brown.. Dan Shipko from Swansboro ,NC..
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Dr. Brown
in Wilmington, NC | 05/25/2017
Dr. Brown did several neck surgeries and later a lower back surgery for my Mom. She thinks he is the best around. She was able to golf and ski again. I wouldn't think of going to anyone else!
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Dr. Melin
in Rocky Point, NC | 05/06/2017
Best in Wilmington.
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Dr. Melin
in Wilmington, NC | 01/23/2017
I am 62 years old and until December 31st was walking 4-5 miles per day. I am an RN with board certicstions in both pediatrics and international board certification in lactation consulting. I have been licensed and worked in NY, NC, Ga Ca in both large private practices as managers and hospitals as clinicians. I have had 3 spinal fusions 3 c-sections a bilateral bunionectomy An ovary removed abdominally and a gall bladder removal. Not an expert, but definitely someone well acquainted with health
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Dr. Melin
in Wilmington, NC | 11/17/2016
Very noncaring attitude toward patients. Seems like referrals are a waste of time. Very arrogant to patient and family. Would not recommend him to anyone. Staff preoccupied and don't address patients when they arrive. Interrupts you when you try to ask questions about your condition and walks out leaving you sitting for 15 minutes when a staff members tells you he's done and you can go, not even so much as have a good day when you leave.
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Dr. Melin
11/16/2016
Arrogant, obnoxious. Unless you are writhing in pain and ripe for surgery he wants nothing to do with you! In fact he had the nerve to ask why I was there...implying I was wasting his time. I was referred to him to discuss all of my possible options. I did not ask to see "God" that day. When he ruled out surgery as an option, I was summarily dismissed with the comment "You know, this is not how I make my living!" Unless I am mistaken, he was paid for this very short visit. Compassion = "0"
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Dr. Brown
Kenansville, NC | 06/07/2016
I have degenerative disc disease. Twelve years ago I was all but bed ridden at 34 years old. I thank God every day that I found Dr. Brown. I had a spinal fusion on my lower spine L4-L5 and got my life back. A couple of years ago my disc had degenerated in my cervical spine area. Dr. Brown did my second spinal fusion. When I went into surgery I was literally in screaming pain. After surgery and still 2 years later no meds and no pain. Dr. Brown is the BEST NEUROSURGEON on the East Coast!
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Dr. Brown
in Wilmington, NC | 05/27/2016
Staff is very rude! They were trying to charge me money, even though I have Medicaid and Medicare, just because my injuries were caused by a motor vehicle accident. Then they wanted to charge me a dollar a page to retrieve my records to move on to a different neurosurgeon! Avoid this office like the plague. I should have paid attention to these horrible reviews first!
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Dr. Melin
in Wilmington, NC | 05/04/2016
You may have to corral him to stop and give you answers, but I wasn't looking for a new best friend. The PA (himself excellent) was there to discuss with me. I was looking for the best person I could find to cut my throat and play with my spine. My surgery went without a hitch and all care pre- and post-op care was excellent.
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Dr. Brown
in Southport, NC | 01/28/2016
I had a spinal cord stimulator placed. He forced the lead into my epidural space that was way to large for my space. This caused extreme pain down my right leg. The hospital had me on the strongest pain meds available and that still wasn't enough to touch the pain. He wanted me to wait until the next day to remove the stimulator. If it weren't for my sister and mother, to whom he was rude, he would have left me suffering. This was supposed to be outpatient surgery. 3 days later I was discharged.
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Learn About Coastal Neurosurgical Spine Ctr

23 Services

  • Abscess Or Fluid Incision And Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf) Shunt - Insertion, Repair Or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery Of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair Or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision And Removal Of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (Incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery For Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

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Wilmington Office

2800 Ashton Dr Ste 200

Wilmington, NC 28412

(910) 799-2262

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