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A Stroke Survivor Thinks F.A.S.T.

Stroke strikes in many different ways. Forty-three-year-old Rae Duplessis woke up with a throbbing migraine headache. She went to work anyway and it wasn’t until 5 p.m. that her symptoms  started worsening. “I couldn’t smile and my arm and tongue were numb. I started to drag my right leg,” she remembers.  “When my coworkers asked […]

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Culicchia Neurological Clinic’s New Covington Location

Culicchia Neurological Clinic has relocated its Covington office to 7015 Hwy 190, E Service Rd, Ste 203 Covington, LA 70433 Neurosurgeon Justin Owen sees patients at that new office, in addition to his existing Slidell office. The phone number for both offices remains the same: (985) 641-4144  

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Faces of Neurosurgery 2015

Founded in 1961, Culicchia Neurological Clinic has grown into one of the foremost neurological and neurosurgical practices in the South. Our neurosurgeons are proud to be included in the 2015 Faces of Neurosurgery in the July/August issue of Louisiana Life Magazine.  Neurosurgeon Frank Culicchia follows in his father’s footsteps as Medical Director and also serves […]

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Study Links Falls to Hearing Loss

Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in adults over 65 years of age in the United States. The study found a correlation between hearing loss and the risk of falling in seniors. Hearing aids may prevent falls in the older population, says a study published by the Laryngoscope – the Journal of the […]

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Brain Tumor Treatment Strategy

There can be many unknowns when it comes to malignant brain tumors.  Neurosurgeon Frank Culicchia, M. D. has found that the most effective treatment strategy is an aggressive one, where patients are seen at least every three months.  Keeping a watchful eye on the growth of a brain tumor, Dr. Culicchia says, is critical in […]

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Surviving a Gunshot Wound to the Head

During the dark days that followed Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the City of New Orleans, and the chaos that ensued, Officer Kevin Thomas, while on patrol, suffered a gunshot wound to the head while trying to arrest a suspect in Algiers. He was rushed to West Jefferson Medical Center where Culicchia Neurosurgeon John Steck, MD […]

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