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Dr. Ian F Pollack Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Ian F Pollack has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

Board Certifications

Dr. Ian F Pollack is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013)

    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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ian F Pollack has the following 31 expertise

  • Brain Disorder
  • Gene Therapy
  • Epilepsy
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Stroke
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Cerebellar Cancer
  • Electromyography
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Craniosynostoses
  • Neurofibromatosis 1
  • CNS Tumor (Ependymoma)
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Brain Cancer
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Recurrence
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)
  • Brain Cancer (Medulloblastoma)
  • Brain Stem Cancer
  • Headache
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Pollack is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Residency

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