Bruno Lazaro, Neurosurgeon
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Bruno Lazaro


1221 Lee St. Charlottesville VA, 22903


Dr. Bruno Lazaro practices Neurological Surgery in Charlottesville, VA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Lazaro 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.

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Bruno Lazaro
Bruno Lazaro's Expert Contributions
  • Scoliosis: A Treatment Challenge

    Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine presents with an abnormal lateral curve, usually in the form of an "S" or "C". The term is derived from the ancient Greek: σκολίωσις (skoliosis), which means "curvature." The diagnosis is defined by the presence of a spinal curve or...

  • Cervical Myelopathy: Understanding The Disease

    Cervical spine arthritis associated with myelopathy, also called Spondylotic Cervical Myelopathy (SCM), is a condition that has gained more visibility over the years, especially due to the increase in the life expectancy of the population. Statistically speaking, SCM is the most common cause of...

Areas of expertise and specialization

spine surgeryneurological surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Neurosurgery Spine Fellow University of Virginia 2020 - Present

Professional Memberships

  • North American Spine Society  
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons  

Bruno Lazaro's Practice location

University of Virginia - Department of Neurosurgery

1221 Lee St. -
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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