Dr. Sean Jebraili practices Neurological Spine Surgery in Fairfax, VA and Loudoun, VA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Jebraili prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the Spine including Surgical and Nonsurgical management of Back & Neck Pain. He is the founder of Commonwealth Neurosurgery, LLC and has been rated as one of Northern Virginia's "Top Doctors".
Education and Training
Virginia Commonwealth University/MCV MD 1994
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS
Dr. Sean A Jebraili MD's Expert Contributions
Having had the privilege of operating on thousands of patients over the last two decades as a Neurosurgeon, one thing that I have witnessed over the years is how the lack of exercise and stretching can contribute to poor posture and progressive low back pain. One activity that I often recommend to...
Back pain generally is not considered a direct cause of headache however if you’re experiencing stress and bodily pain, it may result in tension elsewhere in the body and result in headaches. I would recommend that you have your condition evaluated by your physician and to treat the underlying cause of your lower back pain and specifically consult with your physician regarding your headaches. READ MORE
This is consistent with spine related sciatic type pain, however pain from other areas of the body may mimic sciatica as well. It would be prudent to discuss your pain with a Neurosurgeon/Spine surgeon to "rule in or out" the source of your pain. READ MORE
Spine fusion typically involves "fusing" two or more vertebra in the spine (neck or back) together using bone graft and spinal instrumentation (rods and screws etc). Often times, patients who improve clinically "gain" range of motion as they rehabilitate and regain their ability to perform tasks that they were unable to perform before their fusion, however depending on the range and extent of a fusion, some loss of motion in the operated spine may be an outcome of such surgery. READ MORE
Your neurosurgeon would best answer that question for you depending on the extent of your head injury. READ MORE
Children can also experience vertigo. A workup by your child's physician would be prudent. READ MORE
Not all herniated discs require spinal surgery. The decision to undergo surgery is based on your clinical and radiographic examination. Your spine surgeon would be the best person to make that recommendation after having the opportunity to examine you and evaluate the radiological studies. READ MORE
Not all brain surgery is performed with the patient being awake. Infact, most require the patient to undergo general anesthesia. There are some operations where "awake surgery" is helpful - i.e. some seizure and tumor surgeries which guide in minimizing postoperative defects. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Northern Virginia Top Doctors 2015
- Top Surgeons 2010 Consumer Checkbook Magazine
- North American Spine Society
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Med College Of Virginia / Virginia Commonwealth University 2000
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- Treatments for Back Pain
The aim of treatments for back pain is to relief pain and restore mobility. Adjusting your activities is the essential treatment for easing acute back pain caused by minor injury or strain. Back pain treatments are determined by the duration you have experienced the pain, the severity and your...
- What to Expect in Laminectomy and Spinal Fusion
Decompressive laminectomy is done to release pressure exerted on the roots of the nerves found on the lower back. The condition is mostly brought by old age. There are, however, other reasons your surgeon may suggest surgery. These include herniated discs, traumas, and tumors. In case you are going...
- What Is a Prefrontal Lobotomy?
Lobotomy is a neurosurgical procedure invented in 1935 by a Portuguese neurologist named Moniz. Moniz won the Nobel Prize in 1949 for his achievement. It was believed that lobotomy was successful in the treatment of various psychological diseases like depression, bipolar disorders, mania,...
- Different Types of Aneurysms
What is an aneurysm?An aneurysm is the abnormal ballooning, widening, or bulging of a part of the artery usually caused by arterial wall weakness. When an aneurysm enlarges and ruptures, disastrous consequences, such as internal bleeding, usually happen.Aneurysms are usually found in the aorta (the...
- What Can I Do to Get Rid of My Back Pain?
Stretching to reduce back painStretching can help you to ease your back pain in two ways. First, it helps to relax the back muscles, and second, it strengthens your back muscles. However, forceful stretching that causes pain can do more harm than good. So, it is best to speak with your healthcare...
- When to See Your Doctor About Back Pain
One of the most common reasons why people visit their doctor is their back pain. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), 8 out of 10 people have some type of back pain. The pain originates in the spine and can manifest in multiple forms. The...