Virtual Lecture with Dr. McLaughlin: Living Your Limitless Life

March 25, 2021

Register for: Living Your Limitless Life: A Brain Surgeon’s Approach to Longevity Join Dr. Mark McLaughlin on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00pm for a virtual lecture. Neurosurgeon, author, speaker, coach, and Founder of PBSSM Dr. Mark McLaughlin will share how we can live healthier, more fulfilling lives by focusing on three key areas: creating new habits, caring for our back and spine, and curating our minds. An email link to the Zoom presentation will be sent to registered participants the morning of the event.

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The Electrician vs. the Carpenter Revisited

March 16, 2021

Dr. Mark R McLaughlin, MD, FAANS, FACS revisits and updates the discussion exploring one of the most common internet queries for patients: who is better qualified to perform spine surgery? An orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon? The Electrician vs the Carpenter Revisited

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The Pandemic is Stressing Our Bodies

August 7, 2020

Featured in Suburban Life Magazine

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Dr. Joseffer: Treating Back Pain

May 18, 2020

Featured in Princeton Health Magazine: Dr. Joseffer, Chief of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center (PMC), and Co-director of PMC Spine Services

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2020 Top Doctors

May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Nirav Shah, MD on being named one of Philidelphia Magazine Top Doctors 2020!           

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Fear: Facing the Moment in Current Time

April 8, 2020

Listen to Dr. Mark McLaughlin speak with Dr. Jeanette Gallagher about the current times we are in and how to handle the fear and uncertainty you may be facing.  

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Dr. Mark McLaughlin’s Telemed Tip for Doctors

March 25, 2020

1. Use Zoom as a video platform, it is HIPAA compliant. All you need to do is set up a business associate agreement with them. 2. The coding is easy. Use the same new and established patient E&M codes. The only modification is to strictly bill on the amount of time spent with the patient. 3. Appoint one leader who is good at explaining technology in your office to reach out to patients prior to the televisit to prep them and  help their experience go more smoothly.

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Secrets of College Planning with Dr. Dhimant Balar- Princeton Brian, Spine & Sports Medicine

February 26, 2020
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The Princeton Brain, Spine & Sports Medicine Difference

Combining sophisticated treatment with compassionate, patient-focused care.

Founded in 2005, Princeton Brain, Spine & Sports Medicine believes there's a better way to practice medicine than bending to the whims of big insurance companies. Using technologically advanced treatment techniques, our experienced surgeons and physicians have built a practice centered on patient relationships, not managed care policies. Here, your health, healing and quality of life are our primary objectives.

Patient Testimonials

Lives changed. Hope restored.

Thanks to Dr. Joseffer, I’m no longer in pain.

As a member of the administrative staff, I’ve watched the doctors at Princeton Brain, Spine and Sports Medicine take care of our patients with compassion and professionalism. Then, when I needed two emergency spine surgeries in six days, I experienced it first-hand. I’d never had surgery before and suddenly needed emergency surgery on my spine.…

Achilles Tendonitis – Dr. Balar

Susan’s Success Story: I received 2 injections of Platelets for a chronic Achilles tendonitis from Dr. Balar. Prior to these injections, I could not wear a closed shoe and was in a boot for over 1.5 years. After receiving my second injection within a month or so the swelling decreased and the pain subsided. I…

Dr. Balar’s PRP Testimonial

Diane’s Success Story: After Diane was suffering from ankle pain for months, she discovered she had a partial tear in her Achilles Tendon. She was then referred to Dr. Balar here at Princeton Brain, Spine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Balar disused all her options, one of them being a combination of PRP and Dry Needling.…

Dr. Tormenti – Spine Surgery Restores William to Walking

On 2/16/2017, I was brought into St. Mary’s emergency department with a spine injury. Dr. Tormenti was called to help me on his day off. He quickly got me into surgery, giving me only a 1% chance of walking again. He and his staff worked tirelessly for hours to help me. Thank God for Dr.…

Cervical Surgery: What a Doctor Says

I’m Maria Sophocles. I’m a gynecologist at Women’s Healthcare of Princeton, and my practice specializes in sexual medicine and problems related to menopause. In November 2014, I developed weakness in my left hand and severe pain radiating from the neck down through my shoulder and then to my fingertips. As a surgeon this had the…

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