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About Dr. Bermans J Iskandar
Dr. Bermans J Iskandar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Madison, WI, with another office in Green Bay, WI. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Iskandar is affiliated with Meriter Hospital. Dr. Iskandar has received 6 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Bermans J Iskandar has the following 1 specialty
- Neurological Surgery
A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
- Neural Tube Defects
- Brain Tumor
- Arnold-Chiari Malformation
- Spina Bifida Occulta
- Brain Surgery
- Spinal Cord Cyst (Syringomyelia)
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I had my Chiari decompression surgery done in 2004, everything went well, until 10 years later. I saw him and ordered new MRIs and had me wear a neck brace to see if it helped. It was successful but miserable to wear! He told me that was the fix! i had to wear a neck brace for the rest of my life to relieve this pain. This was unacceptable to me. I got a second opinion and with the same MRIs this doctor found i had a Tethered Cord and my spinal cord was rubbing against my cervical bones causing the pain. I honestly felt as though he did my decompression surgery and didn't want to deal with me anymore, brushed me off with a neck brace. No way was i going to deal with that pain for the rest of my life! I also found out by my new Neurosurgeon that he didn't do enough surgery on my decompression, it was insufficient. This is your brain, your nerves, your pain, your life. Make the best choice for YOU!
Dr Iskandar (or Benny, he's called by friends and colleagues) is a miracle worker. He is deeply engaged with your level of care, builds an extremely high level of respect and trust and makes sure you know what condition you have, what the treatment plan is, and what research he has been involved in that allows him to make the best decision possible. He is the head on the board for the CSF organization for research and it shows in his level of knowledge. He makes you feel genuinely cared for and more than just a number. He did my decompression surgery for Chiari and Syringomyelia, and made sure he was off of vacation, had his schedule cleared so he had time to monitor my recovery and be there if anything went wrong. He is extremely friendly, and there is honestly no way anyone could not like this guy. I cried when he told me he wanted to do my surgery- because for years I was getting pushed from doc to doc and harassed for "making it up" or "it was all in my head"- well Benny proved them all right! It WAS in my head- my Chiari and syringo needed to be treated and he made sure it was done right and never once told me I was wrong for having what I had, feeling the way I did, or judging me for going from one doc to the next because I was just trying to find someone like him- knowledgable, trustworthy, smart, and respected. You won't find a better surgeon to do your decompression. Trust Iskandar! He's a miracle worker!
First we didn't have to wait at all. In fact we were being seen before our appointment time. He spent a good amount of time with us and made sure all our questions were answered. He was great with our 4 year old son. Great bedside manner. I would recommend him to anyone. He understood or worries and talked us through them and put our minds at ease. His staff was amazing too.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2014, 2016)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2016, 2013, 2015, 2014, 2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Regional Top Doctors
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Dr. Iskandar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
29 Years Experience
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989
Duke University Medical Center
Dr. Bermans J Iskandar accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA PPO
- Common Ground Empower Trilogy
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
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