Comprehensive Spine Care, P.A. Comprehensive Spine Care, P.A. was established in 1996 and is one of the most skilled spine practices in Bergen County and the greater New York area.
Suite 400 Westwood
New Jersey , New Jersey, NJ 07675 New Jersey
Comprehensive Spine Care, P.A.
He is a wonderful surgeon I recommend him to anyone I know for surgery. His bedside manor is the best I have come across. Dr. Ashraf and staff exceeded our expectations. The staff was courteous, efficient and very helpful. Dr. Ashraf’s explanations were informative and easy to understand. His recommendations were exactly the approach we were hoping for. Great bedside manner! He is the best doc, i had 2 back surgery before i meet him, he gave me my life back, from not moving at all to 100 puch up every morning, 10 miles bike ride up and down stairs on the 10 th floor. recommend him and the staff is the best too. love them all. thank you so much. The most wonderful experience anyone in pain can have! This doctor is patient and understanding and above all very careful with his patients. I would trust him with my family and friends! I feel Dr. Ashraf displayed a genuine and heartfelt concern for my health. His diagnosis of my injury, and explanation of necessary corective procedures were presented in a manner that was easy to comprehend. Dr. Ashraf answered any and any questions I, or my loved ones had. He also asked many questions before and after surgery to help him help me in my recovery. In retrospect, I was at ease thinking my health was in very capable hands. Thankfully I was able to get an appointment on short notice as a result of a cancellation. I was seen promptly, no wait. Dr. Levin quickly diagnosed the problem, treated me and prescribed action I should take re:rehab. I highly recommend Dr. Levin! Dr. Ashraf is an amazing doctor and spine surgeon. He listens attentively, and takes time to understand your concerns and complaints very professional with sincere empathy. confident in his diagnosis and treatment. staff always courteous and professional as well. Dr. Ashraf is a very caring Dr. who did a very good job with my neck surgery I would highly recommend him. He is a wonderful doctor. Dr. Ashraf was very reassuring. He went through the MRI and explained the areas that were problematic. He took his time, answered all my questions, addressed any concerns I had, and reassured me that my situation was not an emergency. He suggested alternatives to surgery, and see how that goes for a month. Dr. Ashraf has showed to have an excellent fund of knowledge and willingness to make sure that, I understand everything with precise details. Excellent Dr. he has great bed side manners knows how to speak to his patient ,makes you feel very secure and overall he is the best. Dr. levin and the whole practice are professional and friendly. Wait time was very short. All my questions have been answered in a clear manner. i highly recommend Dr. Levin!! Outstanding. I had leg pain going down both legs for years. The surgery worked out great. Looking forward to recovery as the pain in both hamstrings are now gone. Same day procedure. I could not be more happy to have dr. levin. Your care would be in great hands no worries. Thanks . I am a registered nurse Dr. Ashraf and his staff are courteous and gracious. They treat you with respect. They care about you and most importantly return your phone calls! I went to several doctors. No one provided a good treatment plan and I could not find relief. The pain was affecting my life and my work. I was miserable. Then I was lucky to find Dr. Ashraf. He absolutely saved my life. First impressions are made on theat first phone call to the office and the reception staff could not be more courteous and helpful. Visits were quick and productive without a 30 minute wait in the waiting room. Dr. Levin and his nurse are compassionate and understanding and i was able to set my own timeline for returning for to within the time allowed for my particular procedure. Thank god for Dr. Ashraf! He turned a bad situation into something good. He explained everything well and showed us things like our MRI which is something our other doctor didnt do. Him and his team are highly recommended by us!!! Felt very comfortable with the doctor. He was very reassuring and knowledgeable. Answered all my questions and concerns. Staff is very courteous and pleasant. Physical therapist is excellent and very helpful mailing instructions for my exercises to do at home. He is an outstanding doctor with good side manners. I have enjoyed the experience with the office staff as well, the staff has been kind and curtious. He explained everything in detail, I was able to comprehend everything the doctor said in such an easy manner. The doctor was very helpful. explained every step of the way also answered all of my questions. Very friendly and showed that he cared about my health. i was very comfortable knowing i was in great hands. I think dr. Ashraf is amazing and has such a caring and warm bedside manner. He takes the time to explain the problem and the remedy. He takes the time to listen to the patient and makes the patient feel important. Excellent experience. Answered all my questions. And I am able to walk again. Gave me back my life. I was fortunate to have Dr. Levin treat my low back injury, first conservatively, and ultimately with successful minimally invasive spine surgery. I am significantly improved functionally, and my pain level is dramatically reduced thanks to Dr. Levin. I cannot recommend him highly enough. to any one who is considering back surgery,you should be very careful who you choose , you future depend on selecting the right doctor. an I am thank God that I came across Dr.Nomaan Ashraf. one day after surgery I was already feeling 90 percent better, Now I know and confirms that Dr. Ashraf is the best on spine surgery, and easy to get to his clifton office which makes it convinient to get to. always do your homework, I did mine and I do not regret it. Thank you Dr. Ashraf.
Rating: 4 / 5 stars

The spine is the most common place in the body that tumors are found. These tumors originate from the spine itself or frequently may be tumors that have spread from other parts of the body (metastatic tumors).

For women spinal tumors are generally spread from cancer that originates in the breasts or lungs. While in men, the spinal tumors frequently spread from cancer which originates in the prostate or lungs.

Types of Spinal Tumors

  • Vertebral Column Tumors
    Primary: Occurring in the vertebral column, they usually grow from the bone or disc elements of the spine. Most common in young adults and teens. Known as osteogenic sarcoma thee are the most common malignant bone tumor. These are quite rare and are known to grow very slowly.Metastic Tumors: Spinal tumors are known to metastasize or spread from one area of the body to another. They are generally very painful and are usually accompanied by other symptoms of serious illness such as weight loss, fever, nausea or vomiting.
  • Intradural-Extramedullary Tumors
    These tumors grow from within the spinal canal outside of the nerves. They also are known to cause a lot of pain and weakness, yet they are usually benign.
    Meningiomas: Types of tumors that usually occur in the membranes around the spinal cord and are mostly benign, some of the worst cases however can become malignant. Generally, appearing in older women from middle age to the elder years.Nerve Sheath Tumors: These tumors arise from the nerve roots. Despite being mostly benign, they tend to interfere with nerve connectivity and can cause neurological issues in the elder years

  • Intramedullary Tumors
    These tumors are known to grow from within the spinal cord and even within the individual nerves, often as a result of other cells which provide physical support as well as insulation to the nervous systems glial cells.
    Despite being mostly benign they occur in a sensitive area of the neck and are quite difficult to remove.

Symptoms

  • Back or neck pain that prevents you from sleeping.
  • Constant pain, even while resting.
  • Symptoms of spinal cord or nerve compression.
  • Weight loss and chronic fatigue

Treatment
Treatment of Spine Tumors involves the coordinated care from several types of physicians including Oncologists and Spinal Surgeons. Treatment options include radiation, chemotherapy, medications, physical therapy, and surgery.

Treatment decisions are based on the type of tumor present and its location. If you are suffering from pain in the spine or an MRI reveals the presence of a spinal tumor, be sure to contact Comprehensive Spine Care immediately.

Westwood Office
260 Old Hook Road
Suite 400 Westwood, NJ 07675
201-634-1811
201-634-9170
info@compspinecare.com
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Clifton Office
925 Clifton Ave., Suite 200
Clifton, NJ 07013
201-634-1811
201-634-9170
info@compspinecare.com
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Bridgewater Office
11 Monroe Street
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
201-634-1811
201-634-9170
info@compspinecare.com
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 631
Westwood, NJ 07675