The ACSN Blog

March 21, 2014

Aperecido en Univision

Dr. Juan Alzate

Dr. Juan Alzate recientemente se sentó con Univision Houston. Vea el segmento aquí.   … Read More

October 31, 2013
ACSN Staff Show Chicago Bear Pride for Halloween

Several of our staff got into the Halloween (and football) spirit by dressing up in their finest Chicago Bears gear. Go Bears!   … Read More

August 26, 2013
2013 ACSN Family Picnic

2013 ACSN Family Picnic

Dr. Jonathan CitowDr. Juan AlzateDr. Robert EricksonDr. Sheri Dewan

At ACSN, family is important.  Our first ever family picnic was a huge success!  A great time was had by all who attended. If you look closely you may be able to spot someone you know! … Read More

June 26, 2013

To listen to Dr. Alzate's interview which aired on 620WTMJ Milwaukee, click here. … Read More

May 9, 2013

ACSN is coming to Barrington!  Dr. Juan Alzate and Dr. Sheri Dewan will have appointments available at the Barrington location for new patients.  The office is located at 300 Fox Glen Court, just 1/2 mile west of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. Please call us today to schedule an appointment!   … Read More

November 20, 2011
Head Safety in Winter Sports

Outdoor enthusiasts cheer the cold weather but the advent of winter also brings an onslaught of injuries. Unfortunately the majority of winter accidents treated at The American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery are related to slips and falls on hidden black ice. While many of those mishaps are difficult to… Read More

November 14, 2011
Removal of Brain Tumors Using Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Approaches

Surgical removal or resection of pituitary brain tumors has evolved from intra-cranial or “open” approaches. Because of the higher mortality rate of the intra-cranial techniques, Neurosurgeons sought for better alternatives, turning into extra-cranial routes in the treatment of these specialty-related diseases. The most common is the transphenoidal approach,… Read More

November 7, 2011
Tips to Protect Your Spine

Tips to Protect Your Spine

Dr. Robert Erickson

Whether you are an athlete, a construction worker, an office worker, a Mom, a retiree or any combination of the above, everyone needs to protect their spine from injury.  Fortunately many back and neck injuries can be treated with medication, physical therapy, heat/ice and rest but when we… Read More