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We found 6 neurosurgeons who accept HealthSmart near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Richard Henry Jackson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
8230 Walnut Hill Lane, Pb Iii; Suite 220
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Richard Jackson sees patients in Dallas, TX and Addison, TX. His medical specialty is neurosurgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. Dr. Jackson attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Jackson has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Richard Craig Naftalis, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
3600 Gaston Avenue; Suite 1158
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Richard Naftalis is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. His areas of expertise include the following: kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), disc replacement, and radiculopathy (nerve root disorder). Patient ratings for Dr. Naftalis average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Naftalis accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Naftalis is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Radiculopathy, Stenosis, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, Thoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shlomo Sam Finn, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
3600 Gaston Avenue; Suite 856
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Shlomo Finn is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Dallas, TX. Dr. Finn's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Finn include neurosurgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Finn honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Finn (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French.

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Clinical interests: Neurosurgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Shaad Bashir Bidiwala, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3600 Gaston Avenue; 907 Barnett Tower
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Shaad Bidiwala is a neurosurgery specialist. He is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Bidiwala include kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), disc replacement, and radiculopathy (nerve root disorder). Dr. Bidiwala is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Bidiwala's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Radiculopathy, Stenosis, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, Thoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Kyle Edward Doughty, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
3600 Gaston Avenue; Wadley - Suite 1158
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kyle Doughty is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Doughty include kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), disc replacement, and sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. Dr. Doughty is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Radiculopathy, Stenosis, Cervical Radiculopathy, Sacroiliac Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Basil Michael, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3600 Gaston Avenue; 907 Barnett Tower
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Michael is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Michael include kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), disc replacement, and sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. Dr. Michael takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Radiculopathy, Stenosis, Cervical Radiculopathy, Sacroiliac Joint ... (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.