We found 5 spine surgeons who accept Humana Platinum near Baton Rouge, LA.

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Dr. Andrew G. S. King, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
720 Connell Park Lane
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Andrew King's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. King studied medicine at the University of Otago School of Medical Sciences. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include LSU Health New Orleans and Children's Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. King's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Eric Kimball Oberlander, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
10101 Park Rowe Avenue; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Eric Oberlander sees patients in Baton Rouge, LA. His medical specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. Dr. Oberlander is rated highly by his patients. He is especially interested in pain management. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oberlander accepts. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Richard A Stanger, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
10101 Park Rowe Avenue; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Richard Stanger's specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He practices in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Stanger attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency. In his practice, Dr. Stanger focuses on pain management. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7301 Hennessy Boulevard; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Kevin McCarthy's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Baton Rouge, LA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. McCarthy studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
10101 Park Rowe Avenue; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Gregory Fautheree's areas of specialization are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His clinical interests include pain management. Patients gave Dr. Fautheree an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fautheree takes. Dr. Fautheree is affiliated with Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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What is Spine Surgery?

Spinal surgery is the subspecialty that uses surgery to restore the normal function of the spine when things go wrong due to trauma, disease, or other disorders. There are many ways that the spine can begin to hurt or lose the ability to move properly, and surgery is not always necessary. However, when surgery is needed, there’s no one more qualified for the job than a spine surgeon.

Spinal surgery can be considered a subspecialty of either orthopedics or neurosurgery. That means that a spine surgeon may take either path to this specific career, training first as either an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon. Orthopedics deals mainly with the structural issues of the back and spine: the bones, muscles, and joints. Neurosurgery deals mainly with issues of the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. So when choosing a spine surgeon, it is sometimes possible that your surgeon’s background will have a bearing on your particular diagnosis. However, in most cases, it doesn’t matter. Either an orthopedist-spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon-spine surgeon can handle the majority of spine surgeries. What is more important is that some spine surgeons specialize in specific areas of the spine, such as lumbar surgery or cervical surgery. In that case, it is important to connect with a surgeon who is experienced with your particular need.

Some of the surgeries performed on the spine include:
  • Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
  • Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae

The spine is a very complicated piece of your body’s machinery, and a very necessary part of your movement and function. It holds you up and allows you to move. Having a working spine is important, and having a skilled surgeon when you need spinal surgery is critical.
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