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Physicians call:1.800.332.8901
Patients call:1.800.275.6401

This physician sees patients at the following locations:

Neurosurgery Geisinger-Community Medical Center
1800 Mulberry St
Scranton, PA 18510
Neurosurgery Tunkhannock
10 Trieble Road
Suite 1
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Leslie Ann Lyness, DO

Practicing Specialties:

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified, 2013
  • Spine Surgery


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2006


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2007


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2012

Clinical Interests:

Leslie Lyness, DO, specializes in spine disease and spine trauma, with a special interest in brain and spinal cord tumors. She also provides care for patients with peripheral neuropathies (median and ulnar nerves). Dr. Lyness specializes in the following neurosurgical disorders and procedures:
- Brain tumors, including metastases, primary, meningioma, cavernoma
- Neurotrauma, including subdural, epidural, and intraparenchymal
- Spine trauma, including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar
- Chiari malformations
- Ommaya reservoir for intrathecal chemotherapy
- Herniated discs
- Degenerative disc disease
- Spinal cord tumors
- Shunts
- Muscle biopsy
- Nerve biopsy
- Carpal tunnel and Ulnar Nerve decompression
- Dorsal Column Stimulators and Intrathecal Opiate Pumps

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
  • OSW - GMC Outpatient Surgery - Woodbine
  • Same Day Surgery at SWB