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We found 6 neurosurgeons who accept Amerigroup near Newark, NJ.

Dr. Peter W Carmel, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Suite 7500
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Carmel works as a neurosurgeon. In Dr. Carmel's practice, he is particularly interested in neurosurgery. He is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Neurological Institute of New York. Dr. Carmel is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Neurosurgical Procedures

Dr. James Kuanhsin Liu, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Suite 8100
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. James Liu is a neurosurgery specialist in Newark, NJ. He attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Liu's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. He is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Skull Base Disorders

Dr. Michael Schulder, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Suite 7300
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Schulder is a specialist in neurosurgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Schulder average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and NuHealth. He is in-network for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Schulder attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Schulder (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish.

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Dr. Ira Morris Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Doc 8100
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Ira Goldstein is a neurosurgeon in Newark, NJ. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Goldstein is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Dr. Charles Joseph Prestigiacomo, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Doc 8100
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Prestigiacomo is a neurosurgery specialist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Prestigiacomo at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Prestigiacomo is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center.

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Dr. Robert Francis Heary, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
90 Bergen Street; Doc 8100
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Heary is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Newark, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Heary's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant.

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What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the highly skilled specialty devoted to the surgical treatment of issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. It is similar to the specialty of neurology, which also treats disorders of the nervous system. Even though there is some overlap, neurosurgery focuses on the surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. However, not every neurosurgery job means surgery -- neurosurgeons may also provide a diagnosis, interpret imaging and test results, or provide non-surgical treatment, depending on the nature of the illness.

Neurosurgeons treat nervous system disorders such as:
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Brain or spine tumors
  • Blood clots in the brain
  • Hydroencephalitis
  • Aneurysms or stroke
  • Seizures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Carpal or cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Repair of severed nerves
  • Infections of the brain or spinal fluid

Because the nervous system is both so delicate and so complex, neurosurgery has one of the most rigorous and competitive medical education programs. After college and medical school, it is common for a neurosurgeon to require 7-10 additional years of intense training.

New discoveries in this field allow neurosurgeons to heal and accomplish more than ever before, and they are now able to treat many injuries and illnesses that were once fatal.