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Dr. Diana E. Wilson, MD

Neurosurgeon

1001 12th Ave #171 Fort Worth TX, 76104

About

Diana E. Wilson, MD, is a neurosurgeon and spine surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Neurosurgical and Spine Consultants PA in Fort Worth, TX. Furthermore, she has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Baylor Scott & White Fort Worth Hospital. Dr. Wilson has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty-eight years. Her expanse knowledge and expertise covers posterior lumbar interbody & fusion (PLIF), laminectomy, radiculopathy, neck pain, cervicalgia, mechanical and/or chronic back pain, aneurysm, brain tumor, pituitary adenoma, hydrocephalus, spinal tumor, compression fracture, anteriolisthesis, retrolisthesis, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, spinal stenosis, foraminal stenosis, herniated & bulging discs, scoliosis & spinal deformity. “As founder of the Fort Worth Neurospine, my mission goals are to provide evidence-based, patient centered, excellence to the delivery of neurosurgical care”, says Dr. Diana E. Wilson.

Education and Training

University of Texas Medical MD 1985

Board Certification

Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS

Provider Details

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Dr. Diana E. Wilson, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Need neurosurgeon

    Hello, This is a response to your notice of needing a Neurosurgeon. I am sorry to hear of your problem with your lower back and legs. I am a Board Certified Neurosurgeon with years of experience in treating spine conditions. Our office would be happy to get you in for a consultation and review your images with you as well as treatment options. Feel free to reply to this email and we will call you on Monday to make the appointment. My office days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. You can also make an appointment by calling my office on Monday at 817-576-6500. Best regards, Diana Wilson, MD Founder and CEO of Neurosurgical and Spine Consultants READ MORE

  • How long should someone be on bed rest after a surgery for tumor removal?

    It depends on the type of tumor and location of surgery. The bed rest can be as short as 24-48 hours or, if swelling or spinal fluid leaks are concerns, this could increase the length of time. READ MORE

  • Can a brain surgery cause speech defects?

    It is possible surgery has caused speech problems. This usually improves but may require speech therapy for several weeks. READ MORE

  • How long does it take for one to recover from a brain tumor surgery?

    It depends on the size, location, and the type of tumor. Typically, there is swelling in the brain in the location of the tumor removal. This swelling increases for the first 72 hours and then slowly subsided. This process can take a where from 2-6 weeks. READ MORE

  • Is there a surgery to treat ADHD?

    Unfortunately, there is no surgical treatment available for ADD. Adderall is much safer than any surgery could ever be. READ MORE

  • Is weakness after a brain surgery normal?

    Yes it’s very common to have weakness after brain surgery. Usually, improvement can be delayed or slow the first 6 weeks. Then improvement is more common but requires physical therapy and effort. READ MORE

  • Are medications enough to treat a brain aneurysm?

    She is now well past the time of immediate post op complications so there are many possible explanations. She could have anemia, problems with spinal fluid drainage, or reaction to medications. Her seizure medication can often create side effects such as dizziness and fatigue. I would check with your primary care physician and if that fails to resolve the problem, another CT or MRI of the brain could be done. I hope this helps. READ MORE

  • How long should a skull fracture take to heal?

    I’m glad your father is doing well after surgery. Most of the healing occurs in the first 6 weeks but it may be visible on x rays for several months. READ MORE

  • What is the best treatment option for a brain tumor?

    Surgery is the optimal treatment for most brain tumors. This is especially true in someone as young as your friend. Sometimes surgery cannot remove the entire tumor if it is in critical locations, however. READ MORE

  • My brother is suffering slight speech loss after an operation. Will he recover?

    Try talking with him in the morning when he will be at his best. Speech therapy can also help speed up his recovery. But don’t push him when he is tired or getting frustrated. Good luck. READ MORE

  • Is there a cure for meningioma?

    Fortunately, more than 90% of these are benign. However, they tend to grow larger over time and yours is fairly large. Most likely surgery would be recommended. Surgery often results in a cure and no other treatment is necessary except follow up. These can recur, however. READ MORE

  • Is surgery required for a patient who has suffered from a stroke?

    This would depend on the size and location of the stroke as well as the amount of brain swelling. There is also a attempt to ascertain the extent of brain damage from the stroke itself. I hope this helps. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Complex Spine, Revisions, Deformities, Brain Tumors, Minimally Invasive Procedures

Professional Memberships

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha, North American Spine Society, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons  

Internships

  • St. Luke\'s Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha, North American Spine Society, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons

Articles and Publications

  • Grand Rounds and Speaking Engagements at Hospitals and in the Community on: aneurysm, brain tumors, spine, minimally invasive spine surgery, treating pain with spine surgery Research based journal articles published during residency

What do you attribute your success to?

  • She switched from medical research to neurosurgery after realizing she was highly allergic to the animals involved in the studies. She has found the field of neurosurgery to be very fulfilling.Her patients have been great, and she has received a lot of support from them. Each patient has taught her more about what she does. She takes each bit of knowledge gained from each patient to build her depth of scope in the field.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Playing classical piano, which in turns helps with dexterity in surgery, Running, Skiing

Dr. Diana E. Wilson, MD's Practice location

Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants

1001 12th Ave #171 -
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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New patients: 817-576-6500, 682-703-2064

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1325 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 890 -
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Get to know Dr. Diana E. Wilson, who serves patients in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Wilson is a neurosurgeon serving patients in Fort Worth and the surrounding communities. She is associated with Texas Health Resources – a faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in north central Texas, home to more than 7 million people.

Dr. Wilson received her Medical Degree (MD) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1985. She then completed a residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center.

Dr. Wilson is board-certified in neurological surgery and has specialized in neurosurgery and spinal surgery.

Neurosurgery is a surgical subset dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the nervous system. As a neurosurgeon, Dr. Wilson performs surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

With over 13 years of experience in the field, Dr. Wilson has treated hundreds of patients. She has been recognized and awarded with a “Patient’s Choice” and “Compassionate Doctor” award from Vitals.

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