Dr. Jack Jallo, MD
Neurosurgeon3401 N Broad St 6 Fl Parkinson Pavil Philadelphia PA, 19140
Dr. Jack Jallo practices Neurological Surgery in Philadelphia, PA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Jallo prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS
Dr. Jack Jallo, MD's Expert Contributions
This depends on the cause of the neuropathy. Many conditions can cause neuropathy and it is important to identify the cause with your primary doctor or neurologist. READ MORE
There is an increased chance of requiring future surgery depending on the type of spina bifida. This is best discussed with a pediatric neurosurgeon. READ MORE
Three months to fully heal, but we only brace for 8 weeks unless there is instability. READ MORE
Neuropathy can be caused by many conditions and improvement depends on the underlying cause. This should be evaluated with your primary doctor or neurologist. READ MORE
Everyone is different, but most are back to usual activities in 2 – 3 months. READ MORE
Yes, exercise and activity will help nerves recover. READ MORE
- Cannabinoid CB(2) receptor activation decreases cerebral infarction in a mouse focal ischemia/reperfusion model.
- Method to perform IV injections on mice using the facial vein.
- Hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on somatic and autonomic outcomes as observed in a mouse model.
- Small mammal MRI imaging in spinal cord injury: a novel practical technique for using a 1.5 T MRI.
- Cannabinoid CB2 receptor activation attenuates motor and autonomic function deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injury.
- The combination of selective inhibition of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor and activation of the cannabinoid CB2 receptor yields improved attenuation of motor and autonomic deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injury.
- A murine model of hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on autonomic outcome.
- Acute effects of a selective cannabinoid-2 receptor agonist on neuroinflammation in a model of traumatic brain injury.
- Nociceptive neuropeptide increases and periorbital allodynia in a model of traumatic brain injury.
- A cannabinoid type 2 receptor agonist attenuates blood-brain barrier damage and neurodegeneration in a murine model of traumatic brain injury.
- Cannabinoid receptor type-2 stimulation, blockade, and deletion alter the vascular inflammatory responses to traumatic brain injury.
- Complications of Swan-Ganz catheterization for hemodynamic monitoring in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage.
- Neck Pain, Back Pain, Spinal Cord Injuries And More
- St Christophers Hosp Chldn, Neurological Surgery; Temple Univ Hosp, General Surgery
- Temple Medical School, Neurological Surgery
- Temple University Hospital
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Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Jack Jallo, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Jallo is a highly experienced neurosurgeon who treats conditions such as back & neck pain, herniated disc, hyperhidrosis, scoliosis spinal curvatures, spinal cord injury, and spinal tumors. He is affiliated with Methodist Hospital, Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience, and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, all of which are a part of Jefferson Health.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc, branded as Jefferson Health, is a multi-state non-profit health system whose flagship hospital is Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Center City, Philadelphia. The health system’s hospitals serve as the teaching hospitals of Thomas Jefferson University.
In addition to his clinical role, Dr. Jallo serves as a Professor within the Department of Neurological Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College – Thomas Jefferson University. He is also Vice-Chair for Academic Services & Director of the Division of Neurotrauma and Critical Care for the Department of Neurological Surgery at the said establishment.
The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship, residency in neurosurgery, and fellowship in neurotrauma/critical care at Temple University Hospital.
During his tenure, he served as Director of Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Director of Functional Neurosurgery for the Department of Neurosurgery, and as Residency Program Director for the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Jallo brings a wealth of clinical expertise to the board.
Bringing a wealth of clinical expertise to his profession, Dr. Jallo is board-certified through the American Board of Neurological Surgery, whose broad aim is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the science of neurological surgery and thereby serve the cause of public health.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), he is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Betta Kappa, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Philadelphia County Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Pennsylvania Neurological Society. He has an extensive list of published research in leading medical journals, as well as has authored or co-authored 18 book chapters, and edited two textbooks of neurosurgery. His research has been funded through industry grants and through the National Institutes of Health.
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, certain types of birth defects, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.
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