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Springfield, OR 97477


Andrew J. Kokkino, M.D.

Dr KokkinoDr. Kokkino graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in
Chicago in 1992 and completed a surgical internship at the University
of Cincinnati Medical School. He completed a neurosurgical residency
followed by chief residency at the University of Cincinnati-Mayfield
Clinic program. During his residency, he completed an American Cancer
Society fellowship in neurooncology. After his chief residency, Dr.
Kokkino finished a clinical fellowship in surgical neurooncology. In
1999, he was an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery
at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, where he
focused on treatment of brain tumors.

Dr. Kokkino joined Oregon Neurosurgery Specialists in 2000. While
practicing all aspects of neurosurgery, he focuses on the treatment
of brain and special tumors. Patients benefit from the latest
technologic advances in surgical neurooncology, such as frameless
image-guidance, intraoperative ultrasound, intracavitary
chemotherapy, and interstitial brachytherapy.

Dr. Kokkino continues to develop minimally-invasive techniques in
spinal surgery.

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Robert J. Hacker, M.D.

Dr. Hacker Dr. Hacker earned his medical degree at University of Nebraska
Medical School in 1977.  He did postgraduate training at the Mayo
Graduate School of Medicine and the West Virginia University Medical
School. He also did elective training at Montreal Neurological

 From 1983 to 1989 Dr. Hacker was a clinical instructor of
neurosurgery at Nebraska College of Medicine. He was chief of
neurosurgery at Methodist Hospital in Omaha from 1987 to 1989. He
began a private practice in Eugene in 1990.

Dr. Hacker conducts clinical and laboratory research on spinal
disorders. He is currently participating in a study of an artificial
surgical disc that is being offered as an alternative to spine fusion
to selected patients. His experience with other experimental surgical
devices has been published in medical journals, and he has testified
about surgical devices at FDA panel meetings. Periodically, Dr.
Hacker serves as an instructor at national neurosurgical meetings. He
enjoys treating patients with complex spinal disorders.

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Andrea Halliday, M.D.

Dr. Andrea HallidayDr. Andrea Halliday is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon who graduated from Harvard Medical School and trained in Neurosurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital. She then completed a fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery with Dr. Edward Benzel, a world renowned expert in the field of spine surgery.  She was one of the first surgeons in Texas to use minimally invasive techniques to treat spinal disorders.  She has published and lectured extensively on diseases of the spine and brain.




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Daniel S. Hutton, D.O.

Daniel S. HuttonBoard certified in neurological surgery by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Dr. Hutton has published and lectured extensively on a national level. He enjoys practicing all areas of neurological surgery, but focuses on the surgical treatment of the spine. Dr. Hutton believes in a holistic approach, thoroughly counseling his patients on all surgical and nonsurgical treatment options available.

Dr. Hutton earned his medical degree from Oklahoma State University in Tulsa in 2003. He completed his neurological surgery internship and residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California, one of the nationís busiest trauma centers. After graduation, he completed an AO ASIF complex spinal and reconstructive surgery fellowship at University of California Davis. While there, he focused on the surgical treatment of spinal degeneration, deformity, traumatic injuries and minimally invasive approaches to the spine.

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Jodi Hanauska, BS, BS, PA-C

Jodi Hanauska, BS, BS, PA-CJodi is a native of Eugene. She graduated from Willamette University in 1995 with a degree in Exercise & Movement Science-Athletic Training. She went on to earn her Physician Assistant degree at Alderson-Broaddus College in West Virginia in 2000. She returned to Eugene and practiced in the field of Orthopedic Surgery for 5 years with Orthopedic Healthcare Northwest, now known as Slocum Orthopedics. She joined Dr. Andrew Kokkino and Oregon Neurosurgery Specialists in January 2006. She is board certified through the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed through the Oregon Board of Medicine.

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