News

June 7, 2012

Maury Regional adds neurosurgery to its services

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) has added neurosurgery to its list of specialties as the medical center continues to offer citizens of the region advanced services that enable them to receive treatment close to home.

With the addition of Mark Cobb, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery at Vanderbilt, MRMC will now offer procedures never before conducted in southern Middle Tennessee. New services will include craniotomies and radiosurgery for brain tumors, stereotactic biopsies of the brain and management of chronic subdural hematomas. Additional neurosurgical services include spinal surgery for degenerative disease, cervical and lumbar stenosis, disk herniation, spinal instability and removal of benign and malignant spinal tumors.

 

Dr. Cobb, associated with Vanderbilt Neurosurgery at MRMC, received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He completed his residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas and a fellowship in epilepsy surgery at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Cobb is board certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. Cobb comes to Maury Regional from Saint Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, where he previously served as Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery since 2003 and President of Medical Staff since 2010.

Dr. Cobb’s office is located in Suite 302 of Maury Regional Medical Center Medical Office Building, 1222 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia.