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Dr. Brian E Dalton 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.<br>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.
Dr. Brian E Dalton has the following 13 expertise
- Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
- Spinal Disorders
- Brain Cancer
- Brain Injuries
- Neurosurgical Procedures
- Brain Surgery
- Brain Tumor
Dr. Brian E Dalton is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian E Dalton - Posted on March 6th, 2016
Not good! He was to decompress my lumbar spine, "clean out" stenosis, and fuse it. He fused me, & found an "annoyance" during surgery, and never bothered to decompress me, but of course he never admitted that. After 8 months of debilitating pain as before the surgery he ordered more x-rays & mri. Then he told me my low back was a mess, I could "try decompression therapy", and asked had I considered disability!! I left his office sick & in shock, immediately went to my physical therapist, and she said fusion patients can never, ever do decompression therapy, and was stunned he had suggested it. Today I can barely walk, I'm hunched over like a 90 year old (I'm early 50's), and I have zero quality of life!! But I REFUSE to consider disability, I still work, in spite of the shape this guy left me in.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian E Dalton - Posted on February 5th, 2016
I saw Dr. Dalton in 1996, discectomy in 97. He discovered a herniated disc that was very problematic that other doctors either over looked or missed all together. The Ortho doctors I had went to only read the MRI report and going by a mistake made by the radiologist. Dr. Dalton actually read the MRI and accurately diagnosed it within 1-3 minutes. Thumbs down Meadville Medical Center, thumbs up Dr Dalton.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian E Dalton - Posted on February 7th, 2015
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian E Dalton - Posted on October 15th, 2011
I did wait to get an appointment, but it was worth the wait. Very prompt and professional doctor. He listened to me and understood my issues before treating me. He did take lot of time to order additional test, which I though was excessive at first but now I realize they were necessary to really understand my situation. He tried to avoid surgery, but my case was too bad for that. Surgery went great. I am very happy.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian E Dalton - Posted on October 5th, 2011
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2018)
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 (2009, 2018)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 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.
35 Years Experience
- Suny Upstate Med Ctr
Hahnemann University Hospital
Dr. Brian E Dalton Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
- Highmark PPOBlue
- Independent Health Encompass HMO
- Independent Health FlexFit HMO
UPMC Health Plan
- UPMC PPO
- UPMC Premium Network Plans
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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