Finding Providers
loading
Filter By: Filter Search Results

We found 3 spine surgeons near Poughkeepsie, NY.

Advertisement
Showing 1-3 of 3
View Provider
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1 Webster Avenue; Suite 400
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 454-0120; (845) 897-4660

Dr. William Barrick is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barrick graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Barrick's professional affiliations include Northern Dutchess Hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, and Broadway Campus of HealthAlliance Hospital.

Read more
Hospitals affiliated with provider +
View Provider
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1 Webster Avenue; #400
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 454-0120; (845) 897-4660

Dr. Richard Perkins practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Poughkeepsie, NY, Fishkill, NY, and Rhinebeck, NY. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perkins takes. Dr. Perkins studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Perkins's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northern Dutchess Hospital, Mary’s Avenue Campus of HealthAlliance Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Read more
Hospitals affiliated with provider +
View Provider
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
243 North Road; Suite 202 S.
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 471-9200

Dr. Kenneth Hansraj practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hansraj at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Dr. Hansraj attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Hansraj (or staff) speaks Spanish, Japanese, and French.

Read more
Advertisement
Advertisement
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.

Insurance

Foreign Language

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation