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Dr. Eric M Altschuler 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. Eric M Altschuler has the following 11 expertise
- Neurosurgical Procedures
- Spinal Disorders
- Brain Tumor
- Cerebrovascular Disorders
- Brain Surgery
Dr. Eric M Altschuler is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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No sciatic nerve pain the moment I got out of surgery
Self-verified patient of Dr. Eric M Altschuler - Posted on April 18th, 2017
Self-verified patient of Dr. Eric M Altschuler - Posted on July 23rd, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. Eric M Altschuler - Posted on December 6th, 2015
Self-verified patient of Dr. Eric M Altschuler - Posted on December 26th, 2013
dr. altschuler did my laminectomy on my L5, S1 over 12 years ago. Prior to this i had never even so much is had 1 stitch. dr. altschuler made me feel absolutely comfortable through out everything. I knew immediately when i woke up from surgery i was fixed. all though i had permanent nerve damage as a result of me waiting so long to have the surgery. i now must have another surgery as a result of another injury or at least i think so. dr. altschuler was with out a doubt the first person i will be calling for my back.
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On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017)
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Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2018)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2016, 2017)
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34 Years Experience
University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Dr. Eric M Altschuler accepts the following insurance providers.
- 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
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
- Highmark PPOBlue
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
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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