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It's only natural to feel uneasy about a complex procedure such as neurosurgery. Rest assured that at Lake Cumberland Neurosurgical Associates, you'll have a team of highly-skilled neurosurgeons beside you--every step of the way. Their vast experience in advanced procedures such as deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and spinal decompression therapy for back and neck pain helps patients achieve the best possible results. 

Whenever possibly, our team performs minimally invasive procedures, allowing for small incisions and faster recovery times. From the moment of diagnosis through rehabilitation, it is reassuring to know you can find quality neurosurgical care and expertise so close to home. 

75 Hail Knob Road
Somerset, KY 42503


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our Team 

Magdy El-Kalliny, MD  Amr El-Naggar, MD, FACS  Sarah Todd Godbey, PA

 Jocelyn ElHalwany, APRN

Jessica McKinney, APRN Brandi Mullins, APRN

Surgery Specialties: 


  • Endoscopic Transnasal, Transphenoidal Resection of pituitary adenoma 
  • Craniotomy for resection of tumor 
  • Carotid Endarterectomy 
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Skull base procedures
  • VP, VA, and LP Shunts for treatment of Pseudo tumor Cerebri, 
  • Obstructive/Nonobstructive Hydrocephalus to include Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Rhizotomy (headaches) 
  • Ganglionectomy (headaches) 
  • DREZ (Doral Root Entry Zone) for headaches, facial pain 

Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures:

  • Microsurgical Anterior/Posterior Cervial Fusion for treatment of HNP, Fracture, DDD, Stenosis, Myelopathy
  • Atrifical Disk Replacement (Cervical and Lumbar) 
  • Spincal Cord Tumors 
  • Throacic Disectomy
  • Endoscopic Disectomy
  • Microsurgial decompressive Laminectomy for treatment of spinal stenosis
  • Microsurgical Hemilaminectomy and Disectomy for treatment of HNP 
  • Lumbar Fusion with Percutaneous screws and rods for treatment of DDD
  • Morphogenic Protein for treatment of DDD
  • X-Stop Placement for Lumbar Stenosis
  • Kyphoplasty for spinal fracture-ideopathic, osteoporotic, and traumatic 

Implant Devices: 

  • Frameless Deep Brain Stimulation-placement and management for treatment of Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, and Essential Tremor 
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation for treatment of seizure's and depression 
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation-Placement and Management of system for Neuropathic Pain and Occipital Neuralgia 
  • Placement of Pain Management Pump (Morphine, Dilaudid, Baclofen) 

Nerve Injury/Repair

  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release 
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression and Transposition 
  • Tarsal Tunnel Release 
  • Brachial Plexus Surgery 

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