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We found 4 neurosurgeons who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Galveston, TX.

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Dr. Aaron Mohanty, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
301 University Boulevard; John Sealy Annex, Rm. 9-112
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Mohanty's area of specialization is pediatric neurosurgery. After completing medical school at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, he performed his residency at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India. Dr. Mohanty takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Juan Ramon Ortega Barnett, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Juan Ortega-Barnett's area of specialization is neurosurgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and South Shore Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ortega-Barnett is open to new patients. Dr. Ortega-Barnett graduated from La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Ortega-Barnett include: "Bronze Torch" Award Allegheny General Hospital; AMA Physician Recognition Award; and Outstanding Social Service Award. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Joel T Patterson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
9.208 John Sealy Annex; 301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Joel Patterson's specialty is neurosurgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Patterson graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Patterson has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Glenn B Brian Anderson, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
301 University Boulevard; 9.208 John Sealy Annex
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Glenn Anderson is a specialist in neurosurgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Anderson include spinal cord tumor, pituitary tumor, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Anderson's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Anderson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alberta, Dr. Anderson attended the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Brain AVM, Aneurysm, Spine Surgery Procedures, Brain Tumor, Meningioma, Acoustic Neuroma, Carpal ... (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.