Dr. Schell is a globally known, highly regarded neurosurgeon. ¬†In 2012, Dr. Schell performed an innovative anterior interbody spinal fusion procedure on national television during an international conference in Mexico. ¬†Dr. Schell also performed the first artificial lumbar disc surgery in the state of Michigan. ¬†Moreover, Dr. Schell plays a leading international role in the experimental development of single-level and two-level artificial discs for cervical disk problems. ¬† He is a leader in employing leading edge technologies to access and repair spinal structures while minimizing the damage to surrounding tissues. ¬†He regularly teaches other neurosurgeons advanced, highly specialized spinal techniques. ¬†Dr. Schell remains involved with numerous other collaborative scientific endeavors to help advance neurosurgery.