West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Johnathan A. Engh, MD, FAANS, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Engh is practicing at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute. He’s an experienced neurosurgeon with specific proficiency in the treatment of tumors of the brain and spine.
A cum laude graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Dr. Engh earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He then completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During his residency, Dr. Engh completed intra-residency fellowships in minimally invasive neurosurgery and neurosurgical oncology.
After graduation, Dr. Engh accepted a faculty position in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh as an assistant professor. He eventually became a tenured associate professor of neurological surgery and radiation oncology, director of the Adult Neurosurgical Oncology program, and director of the NeuroendoportSM Surgery program at UPMC.
Dr. Engh’s expertise extends to many dedicated oncological procedures, including awake craniotomy, minimally invasive port surgery for brain tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery and spinal tumor removal. He also has a special expertise in the treatment of gliomas, metastases, colloid cysts and intraventricular tumors.
Dr. Engh has been a leader in the development of minimally invasive techniques
and tools for brain tumor resection. He has published numerous clinical and research articles on brain tumors and general neurosurgery. He has also served as the principal
or co-investigator in more than 60 clinical trials and participated in numerous process improvement committees and publication review boards, in addition to his clinical practice.
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Engh is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Society of Neuro-Oncology. He joins the board-certified physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute to provide comprehensive care in the treatment of disorders affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves, including surgery for degenerative conditions, trauma and cancer.
About Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center is a 438-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals. The network also has cardiovascular and oncology care affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and approximately 60 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating approximately 85,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 3,500 babies each year and performs more than 23,000 surgeries. Lexington Medical Center is currently undergoing the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history by creating a new patient tower that will open in 2019. Lexington Medical Center has a reputation for the highest quality care. For more information, visit LexMed.com.