• Everyday Heroes

    Everyday Heroes Named at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton

    Several team members at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, including Dr. Khalid Kurtom, were recently named as Everyday Heroes.

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  • Dr. Kurtom Named Cecil Award Finalist

    Khalid H. Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS was recently named a finalist for the 2014 Arthur B. Cecil, Jr., MD, Award for Excellence. Pictured are Kenneth Kozel, president and CEO, UM Shore Regional Health; Dr. William Huffner, chief medical officer, UM Shore Regional Health; Dr. Peyman Otmishi, 2014 Cecil Award recipient; Dr. Khalid Kurtom, 2014 Cecil Award finalist; Arthur B. Cecil, III; and John Dillon, chairman, Board of Directors, UM Shore Regional Health.

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  • Dr. Kurtom and Patient

    Overcoming Chronic Back Pain Through Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain that affects the quality of their lives. Some chronic pain is so debilitating that sufferers are unable to work and others are unable to engage in the routine activities of daily life. Chronic pain is also expensive, costing billions of dollars in medical treatments, lost productivity in the workplace and lost income in the workforce. According to a 2011 Institute of Medicine report, chronic pain affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined.

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  • Dr. Kurtom and Patient

    Experiencing Pain Relief with Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Residents of the Mid-Shore are experiencing relief for back, leg and neck pain due to the availability of minimally invasive spinal surgery performed at Memorial Hospital by neurosurgeon Khalid Kurtom, MD. Dr. Kurtom's focus on minimally invasive surgery is good news for patients who have suffered with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine conditions.

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Meet Dr. Kurtom

Photo of Dr. Kurtom at his desk

Khalid Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS, specializes in the performance of minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of primary and metastatic brain, spinal cord and pituitary tumors; cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine conditions; peripheral nerve disease, hydrocephalus and head injuries. Minimally invasive surgery is the performance of surgery through tiny incisions, usually with the aid of microscopic visualization.

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