We found 5 neurosurgeons who accept Gold Compass 1000 near Paoli, PA.

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Dr. Neil R Malhotra, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Neil Malhotra works as a neurosurgeon. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include spine microsurgery, disc surgery, and spinal cancer. Dr. Malhotra is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Malhotra honors. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to English, Dr. Malhotra speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Brain Cancer, Spinal Instrumentation, Bone Problems, Lower Back Problems, Spinal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Edward Elliott, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
255 West Lancaster Avenue; Paoli Hospital Mob 1, Suite 201
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Robert Elliott practices neurosurgery. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. His clinical interests include back pain, scoliosis, and spinal cord injuries. Dr. Elliott takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Main Line Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Elliott's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Spinal Fusion, Spondylosis, Chiari Malformation, Spinal Cord ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew James Budway, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
225 West Lancaster Avenue; Suite 331
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Budway's specialty is neurosurgery. These areas are among Dr. Budway's clinical interests: back pain, spinal cord tumor, and neck pain. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Budway honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Budway is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Lumbar Stenosis, Spondylosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. George I Chovanes, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
255 West Lancaster Avenue; Paoli Hospital, Mob 3, Suite 331
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. George Chovanes is a neurosurgery specialist in Newtown Square, PA and Paoli, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Chovanes's medical residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. He is affiliated with Main Line Health. He has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Endovascular Disease, Hemorrhagic Stroke

Dr. Richard John Meagher, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
656 E. Swedesford Road; Suite 100
Wayne, PA
 

Dr. Richard Meagher's specialty is neurosurgery. Dr. Meagher is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Temple University for residency. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Capital Health.

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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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