Our exceptional surgeons are board certified and trained in the latest techniques and treatments of back, neck and brain conditions.


Dr. Philip W. Tally

Dr. Philip W. Tally was born in Gadsden, Alabama. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and his neurosurgical training at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Tally is the founding partner of Neurospinal Associates and a past president of the Florida Neurosurgical Society. He has served in a leadership role for the “Brain Attack” series in conjunction with Blake Medical Center and Manatee Memorial Hospital, where he is Vice–Chief of the Medical Staff. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS) and the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Reviews and Testimonials

“Dr. Tally is caring doctor, he listens attentively to his patients, and provides feedback in a positive manner.”

Dr Darlene Lobel

Dr. Darlene A. Lobel

Darlene A. Lobel, MD was born in Miami, Florida. She attended college at Duke University and completed medical school and neurosurgical residency at the Medical College of Georgia. She completed clinical and research fellowships at UCLA, Emory University, Mayo Clinic, and the Atomic Energy Commission in Grenoble, France. Before joining NeuroSpinal Associates in June 2023, Dr. Lobel practiced Neurosurgery for over a Decade at multiple facilities including the Cleveland Clinic Center for Neurological Restoration, the Mayo Clinic Department of Neurologic Surgery and the University of Florida.

Reviews and Testimonials

“My experience with Dr. Lobel was great from start to finish. The the initial exam was very thorough and required quite some time. The results of the surgery where better than I expected and exceeded what Dr. Lobel’s felt would be a good outcome prior to my spinal surgery.”


Dr. Michael A. King

Dr. Michael A. King was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Dr. King completed his surgical and neurosurgical internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville and his pediatric neurosurgical residency at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. King has been affiliated with Neurospinal Associates since 1990. Dr. King has served on the Neuroscience Committee and the Surgical Case & Special Procedure Review Committee at Blake Medical Center. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS).

Reviews and Testimonials

“Dr. Michael King is one of the kindest humans I have ever met. His staff is courteous and professional. He saved my husband’s life, and I am forever grateful.”


Dr. James A. Tiesi

Dr. James A. Tiesi was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois and completed his residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois, Michael Reese and Cook County Hospitals in Chicago. He has extensive training and experience in neurotrauma. Dr. Tiesi joined Neurospinal Associates in 1996. Dr. Tiesi’s interests include endurance sports and the study of eastern philosophies. He is the proud father of 2 accomplished sons, Christopher and Alexander. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS).

Reviews and Testimonials

“Dr. Tiesi was an excellent surgeon. All his staff was helpful, patient, and always kind. I would highly recommend!”

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