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Tamir Tawfik, MD

Board Certified Neurosurgeon

Practice Location(s): East Brunswick, New Jersey

Specialty: Complex & Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon


Medical School:

Louisiana State University


Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington

Dr. Tawfik is a fellowship trained Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon who is dedicated to consistently expanding his knowledge in the newest techniques for his patients. While in medical school at Louisiana State University, Dr. Tawfik successfully completed retrospective and prospective research in functional, cranial, and spine surgery. Dr. Tawfik completed his fellowship at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington. During his fellowship, Dr. Tawfik was featured in World Neurosurgery for his anatomic study of the nutrient foramina of posterior axis with application to C2 pedicle screw placement. Dr. Tawfik has also published landmark research regarding the anatomical study of the extreme lateral transpsoas lumbar interbody fusion approach ; which is referenced and utilized in surgery amongst neurosurgeons around the globe. Dr. Tawfik has research interests in the newest techniques for decompression and fusion of the entire spinal axis.

Dr. Tawfik’s primary conditions treated include:

  • Cervical & lumbar stenosis
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Chin on chest deformities
  • Disc herniations
  • Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
  • Cervical & Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Revision of failed spinal instrumentation
  • Spinal stenosis
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