Orthopaedics - Conditions- Peripheral Nerve Program

Peripheral nerve injury can occur when nerves outside of the spinal cord or brain are damaged, resulting in a range of symptoms and potential long-term effects. It could feel like numbness, weakness, burning, throbbing, squeezing, cramping, itching, etc.

The Peripheral Nerve Program at Tulane uses the latest advances in non surgical and surgical treatment to get the best outcomes for our patients. We have a close relationship with our Certified Hand Therapists to ensure proper care of your condition. Our department works closely with Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Neurology to ensure quick access to any further diagnostic studies. When surgery becomes necessary, our team based approach will work to restore your function, decrease your pain, and provide you the service you deserve. 

What do we treat?

Nerve Pain

Limb Loss and Amputation

Nerve Lacerations

Brachial Plexus Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis (Tetraplegia)


Who do we treat?

Our program is designed to treat people ages 16 and above suffering from peripheral nerve pain, injury and dysfunction. If you have pain due to your back / spine, we recommend you see Dr. Mathew Cyriac and Bryan Seely, PA.

This is the Team for You:

Dr. Gleb Medvedev, Dr. Jacques Courseault, Dr. Lisa Jaubert and Dr. Maxwell Levy.
We want to help you and we know it’s much easier if it’s all in one place. We’re conveniently located outside of New Orleans, LA at Tulane Lakeside Hospital. Dr. Medvedev is the Founder and Medical Director of the Tulane Peripheral Nerve Program. Dr. Courseault and Dr. Jaubert are Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physicians so they can provide you with ultrasounds and injections. Dr. Levy will run nerve conduction studies (NCV) and electromyography (EMG) studies. Dr. Medvedev will examine the results and work with the team to come up with a suitable treatment plan that might include surgery. We also work with our patients to select a physical therapy program that will best fit their needs.