Legacy Brain & Spine
Legacy Brain & Spine Clinics provide integrated care for brain and spine disorders of all levels and acuity to residents throughout Georgia and surrounding states.
Each and every member of the Legacy team promises to provide prudent, evidence-based, comprehensive, and truly necessary brain and spine care to our patients and their loved ones.
To treat with compassion, skill, and expertise all patients experiencing a brain or spine ailment. In offering a full range of specialized minimally invasive and outpatient care, we aim to be the preferred destination for patients in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia and the surrounding region.
ABOUT OUR PRACTICE
Our centers, located in Atlanta, Marietta, Tucker, Riverdale and Cartersville, offer comprehensive health assessment, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and rehabilitation for traumatic and non-traumatic brain and spine injuries. We combine vanguard technologies, such as digital X-ray and upright MRI equipment, with cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques to ensure a full resolution of your health issue without unnecessarily aggressive interventions.
The examination and diagnostic process consists of inquiring about your health history and conducting a standard physical exam, followed by neurological and orthopaedic testing. If your individual case requires it, these steps can be complemented with functional neurology, functional medicine, and applied kinesiology testing to get a 360° view of your health concern.
GET TO KNOW OUR SURGEONS
Dr. Said Elshihabi is a board-certified neurosurgeon with personal interest and emphasis in the management of spinal disorders.
He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center – San Antonio, and pursued a neurosurgery residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Elshihabi completed an inclusive fellowship in Spine Surgery with Dr. T. Glenn Pait, and has been in private practice for 15 years.
Dr. Jerry L Walters, II - currently board eligible - is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and a graduate of Tougaloo College and Brown University Medical School.
While attending Brown University Medical School and under the mentorship of Dr. Rees Cosgrove, he decided to pursue a career in Neurosurgery.
He went on to complete his residency training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he received extensive training in both open and minimally invasive spine surgery.
LEARN MORE ABOUT US
Patient education is the cornerstone of our practice. We believe in equipping our patients with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their care plans.
To be able to get the assistance that Legacy has really, truly made me comfortable and knowledgeable about SCI, Spinal Cord Injury.
They say a lot of times that they treat you like family here, and it's true. They really became part of my family, I think I cried the day I was dismissed from my surgery care.
"Working with Dr. Elshihabi and his staff has been a great experience. Everyone is knowledgeable and ready to answer your questions. They are upfront and transparent with their thoughts and forthcoming with options of treatment."
Vishal Patel - Google
We proudly work with most major commercial payors, including the following: