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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(37)
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Ray is Good. Dr. Ray has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 4.1
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Courteous Staff 4.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
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Bedside Manner 4.1
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Spends Time with Me 3.9
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Follows Up After Visit 3.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Ray, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ray graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Ray has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St Francis Medical Center - Cape Girardeau 
  • Southeast Missouri Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel W Ray FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel W. Ray practice?
Dr. Joel Ray has 1 office location.
Dr. Joel Ray practices Neurological Surgery near Cape Girardeau, MO.
See Cape Girardeau Surgeons.