Main Line HealthCare Welcomes Neurosurgeon, Peter D. Le Roux, MD, FACS

Monday, April 01, 2013

Main Line HealthCare (MLHC) and Scott A. Rushton, MD are pleased to welcome Peter D. Le Roux, MD, FACS to the MLHC Brain and Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center on April 1st, where he will be Co-Director with Dr. Rushton. Dr. Le Roux specializes in microneurosurgery and has a clinical interest in spinal disorders, brain tumors, cerebral vascular disease, and head injury/concussion.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and is moving from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he was a tenured Associate Professor in Neurosurgery. Dr. Le Roux earned his medical degree and doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Washington in Seattle that included training at Atkinson Morley Hospital in London, England and research at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France.  

Dr. Le Roux has been recognized with the Young Neurosurgeon Award from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, the Charles A. Elsberg Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, and is listed in US News and World Report’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in the World, and America’s Top Surgeons. He has a longstanding record in translational research in brain resuscitation and recovery, and is an internationally known expert in subarachnoid hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury management, and neurocritical care. Dr. Le Roux has performed research on robot-assisted microsurgery with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA. He is a published author of over 170 peer-reviewed manuscripts in scientific journals, is the editor of two textbooks, Management of Cerebral Aneurysms, and Monitoring in Neurocritical Care and has written the traumatic brain injury guidelines for Emergency Neurological Life Support and for the International Olympic Committee. Dr. Le Roux is on staff at the Main Line Health Hospitals; Lankenau Medical Center and Bryn Mawr, Paoli, and Riddle Hospitals. Dr. Le Roux speaks Dutch and French, and is available as a speaker for community events.   

Main Line HealthCare Brain and Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center is conveniently located in Suite 370 of the Medical Science Building, 100 East Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood. Dr. Le Roux accepts most insurances, including HMOs and PPOs.  

For an appointment, call 610.642.3005.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health is also comprised of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square.

Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, and being named among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

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Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes more than 350 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and sub-specialties.

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