Articles authored by Dr. James Stokman, Fellowship-Trained Spine Specialist at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, were recently published in national medical journals.
“High Rate of Revision Surgery After Limited Decompression of Lumbar Facet Cysts,” an abstract about a study on the surgical treatment of lumbar facet cysts, was published in the November 2022 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. “Factors Considered in Ranking Spine Surgery Fellowship Applicants: A Survey of Program Directors,” was published in the July 2021 issue of Spine.
Dr. Stokman has practiced at CRMC since September 2020 when he returned to his hometown of Crosby as the Brainerd Lakes Area’s only spine surgeon. He utilizes advanced techniques to perform spinal decompression, fusion, and cervical disc replacement. Dr. Stokman collaborates with orthopaedics, interventional pain specialists, osteopaths, and physical therapy for a holistic approach.
For more information or an appointment with Dr. Stokman, visit www.cuyunamed.org/patient-care/spine-care or call 218-545-1044.