Dr. Leslie A. Lyness, DO

Dr. Leslie A. Lyness, DO

Neurosurgery | Female

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Dr. Lyness specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Scranton, PA. She practices at 1 location.

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Lake Ariel, PA |
After dr lyness came highly recommend from my pain mgmt and orthopedic dr,I went to my appt with high hopes...the dr was very condescending and her bedside manners were awful. She basically yelled and told me to pick what pain I wanted her help with,was it my back pain or sciatica. when I said both she said,no pick one. I was told she can do nothing to help me and she dosnt know why I was referred to her because she isn't a spine specialist ...I was referee to another dr...worst visit EVER
in Scranton, PA |
Dr Lyness spent over 40 minutes with me at our original consultation. She took the time to examine me, show me my MRI in complete detail and then explained my non surgical options. After trying PT, consulting with my family DOC and a neurologist I decided to have the surgery. Again Dr Lyness was wonderful talking with and my wife and I the day of the surgery, then spending much time with my wife after a more complicated than expected surgery on my neck to fuse two levels. She was great!
Scranton, PA |
she doses not do what she says . now bc of telling her cut and go in my back I can hardly walk 2 block cant sleep this the pain .and she dont even try to make thinks right she took me on for a pay check be that was a nice thanks for leaving me like this as the months go on I just keep getting worst she should not be a sergen at all and makes cmc Geisinger look really bad
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities