We found 4 neurosurgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans near Corpus Christi, TX.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
3643 South Staples
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Michael Burke sees patients in Edinburg, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric neurosurgery. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Burke average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burke takes.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1227 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Howard Smith works as an anesthesiologist, pain doctor, and spine surgeon. Dr. Smith has a special interest in neurological surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1227 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Mathew Alexander's area of specialization is neurosurgery. Dr. Alexander attended medical school at Albany Medical College. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1227 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. P. Gleason is a specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Gleason is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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