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We found 18 neurosurgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Premier 101, a Multi-State Plan near Austin, TX.

Dr. Patrick Kevin Kelley, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 320
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Patrick Kelley's medical specialty is neurosurgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and head & neck plastic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kelley include eyelid problems, craniofacial surgery, and bone reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kelley trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Soft Tissue Reconstruction, Eyelid Problems, Fractures, Facial Problems, Craniofacial Surgery, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Robert Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Mark Lee is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include spasticity, chiari malformation, and hydrocephalus. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Brain Surgery, Brain Tumor, Hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida, Epilepsy Surgery, Chiari Malformation, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Klotz Stokes, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
1600 West 38th Street; Suite 200
Austin, TX
 

Dr. John Stokes practices spine surgery and neurosurgery in Austin, TX. His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stokes honors. Before performing his residency at UNC Hospitals, Dr. Stokes attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Stokes is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He has an open panel.

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Dr. James Ellington Rose, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. James Rose is a neurosurgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: cerebrovascular surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and degenerative disc disease. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rose is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Dr. Rose's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Degenerative Disc Disease, Surgical Procedures, Brain Tumor, Hydrocephalus, Cerebrovascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel L Peterson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street, Suite 400; Building D
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Peterson's area of specialization is neurosurgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peterson takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and residency at the University Health System. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Matthew K Hummell, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street, Suite 400; Building D
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Hummell, who practices in Austin, TX, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at the University Health System. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hummell honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Hummell has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Robert J Buchanan, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Robert Buchanan practices neurosurgery in Round Rock, TX and Austin, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Buchanan include craniotomy, spine surgery procedures, and pain pump implantation. Dr. Buchanan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency. Dr. Buchanan is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Research, Movement Disorders, Spine Problems, Autism, Spine Surgery Procedures, Schizophrenia, Deep ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Martin Kemper, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street; Suite 400
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Craig Kemper is an Austin, TX physician who specializes in neurosurgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kemper graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Hari K Tumu, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street; Suite 400
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Hari Tumu specializes in neurosurgery and practices in Austin, TX. Dr. Tumu's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Timothy Merrill George, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
1301 Barbara Jordan Boulevard; Suite 307
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Timothy George specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and practices in Austin, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. George is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. George is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. George trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency.

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Dr. Marcella Ann Madera, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street, Suite 400; Building D
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Marcella Madera is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Madera is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Ronald J Wilson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
801 W 38th Street; Suite 400
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Wilson is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Wilson is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Theodore James Spinks, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1301 Barbara Jordan Boulevard; Suite 307
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Spinks is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Georgetown, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Austin, TX. Dr. Spinks has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Private Practice and Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Spinks (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Dr. Patricia Anne Aronin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
1301 Barbara Jordan Boulevard; Suite 307
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Patricia Aronin, who practices in Austin, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Aronin attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Luke D Tomycz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
1301 Barbara Jordan Boulevard; Suite 307
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Luke Tomycz's area of specialization is pediatric neurosurgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tomycz include chiari malformation. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tomycz honors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Tomycz (or staff) speaks Spanish and Ukrainian.

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Clinical interests: Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Insertion, Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, Epilepsy, Syringomyelia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mateo Ziu, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Mateo Ziu practices neurosurgery in Austin, TX. Dr. Ziu attended the University of Bari Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then went on to complete Dr. Ziu's residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In Dr. Ziu's practice, Dr. Ziu is particularly interested in pituitary tumor surgery. Dr. Ziu takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Dr. Ziu is conversant in Italian. Dr. Ziu is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Ziu welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Laser Ablation, Surgical Procedures, Spine Tumor, Skull Base Disorders, Spine Problems, Brain ... (Read more)

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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.