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

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

Dr. Peter Carmel's specialty is neurosurgery. His clinical interests include neurosurgery. Dr. Carmel is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The Neurological Institute of New York for residency.

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Clinical interests: Neurosurgery

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

Dr. James Liu is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Liu attended New York Medical College for medical school.

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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's area of specialization is neurosurgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schulder attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Schulder completed a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Schulder (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and NuHealth. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Ira Goldstein works as a neurosurgeon in Newark, NJ. Dr. Goldstein is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He honors Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center.

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

Dr. Charles Prestigiacomo, who practices in Newark, NJ, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Prestigiacomo's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. Dr. Prestigiacomo's education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.

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

Dr. Robert Heary's medical specialty is neurosurgery. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Heary is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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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.
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