Memorial adds two neurosurgeons to staff

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Memorial Hospital has added two new neurosurgeons that specialize in brain and spinal surgery.

John McVicker and Todd Thompson are part of a larger physician team associated with the University of Colorado Health that spans the Front Range, and are the latest in a growing number of doctors Memorial hired in the past year.

McVicker and Thompson join Christopher S. Williams, clinical neurophysiologist and the medical director of neurology services at Memorial Hospital. Williams focuses primarily on inpatient and emergent patients.

These doctors treat the following type of illness and ailments:

• Vascular disorders, such as strokes, transient ischemic attacks, subarachnoid hemorrhages, subdural hemorrhages and hematomas and extradural hemorrhages.


• Infections, such as meningitis, encephalitis and epidural abscess.


• Structural disorders, such as brain or spinal cord injury, Bell’s palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, congenital malformations, peripheral neuropathy and Guillain-Barré Syndrome.