FANGXIANG CHEN, MD
Specialty:
Neurological Surgery

Medical School:  Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Residency:  University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA

Fellowship:  St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship:  University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA


Hospital Affiliations: St. Anthony's Medical Center

Special Interests:
Minimally Invasive Brain Tumors
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Complex spine Surgery
Neuroendoscopy
Chiari Malformation 
Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Complex Hydrocephalus
Epilepsy Surgery

BASSAM HADI, MD
Specialty:
Neurosurgery, Board Certified

High School
Belleville East, IL

Undergraduate
University of Illinois, IL

Medical School
Saint Louis University, MO

General Surgery Internship
Saint Louis University, MO

Neurosurgery Residency
University of Louisville, KY

Spine Fellowship
University of Alabama Birmingham, AL

Special Interests:
• Minimally invasive spine surgery
• Complex reconstructive spine surgery
• Spinal tumors
• Trauma surgery
• Brain tumors
PAUL H. YOUNG, MD
Specialty:
Neurological Surgery, Board Certified

Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO

Internship: UCLA Harbor General Hospital

Residency: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO

Fellowship: University of Zurich, Switzerland

Hospital Affiliations: St. Anthony's Medical Center

Special Interests:
Conservative approaches to spinal problems with a special emphasis on microsurgery of the cervical and lumbar spine.

A native south St. Louisan, Dr. Paul Young received his undergraduate and medical training at Saint Louis University. He completed his internship at UCLA Harbor General Hospital in Los Angeles, 1976, and his residency in Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, 1980. He studied microneurosurgery during a one year fellowship at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Young was attending Neurosurgeon on the faculty at Saint Louis University School of Medicine for two years and established the Microsurgery and Brain Research Institute of St. Louis in 1984. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He has published many articles on microneurosurgery of the brain with emphasis on cerebrovascular disease and a textbook on neuroanatomy. He also has a keen interest in microsurgery of spinal disorders and has published textbooks on lumbar and cervical microdiscectomy, and a comprehensive textbook of spinal surgery. Dr. Young lectures to professional groups of diverse interests around the world. The focus of Dr. Young's present academic interest is the establishment in St. Louis of an international center for continuing education, both for professional training as well as community education programs in science and medicine.