July 23, 2003

Springfield, Missouri. . . Physicians at Springfield Neurological Institute, L.L.C. announce the opening of their new “state of the art” imaging center. This new facility located at 2900-A S. National Avenue will serve as an extension of their current neurosurgery clinic.

Additional technology at the new imaging center, such as the Advantx Legacy Fluroscopic system and Gold Seal High Speed CT Scanner System, will make it possible to perform necessary radiographic procedures required to evaluate clinic referral patients. “This will assist us in providing the excellent level of care we desire for our patients,” said Dr. Mark Crabtree, Managing Member for the group.

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting on Thursday, August 7, 2003 at 4:00 p.m. followed by an open house. The public is invited to join the celebration.

Springfield Neurological Institute, L.L.C. is an independent specialty neurosurgery group that serves Cox Health. The group is owned and managed by Drs. Thomas Briggs, Wade Ceola, Mark Crabtree, John Ferguson, Charles Mace, Salim Rahman and Robert Strang.