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About Dr. Joseph B Schnittker

Dr. Joseph B Schnittker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Elkhart, IN. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Schnittker has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

12 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph B Schnittker is Great. Dr. Joseph B Schnittker has been rated by 12 patients. From those 12 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph B Schnittker is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Joseph B Schnittker Md

500 Arcade Ave Ste 110
Elkhart, IN 46514
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph B Schnittker 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.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Spinal Fractures
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Laminectomy
  • Aneurysm
  • Stroke
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniotomy

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Reviews

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a very caring doctor

I saw Dr. Schnittker for the first time this week. I had two previous back surgeries which include one lower back fusion. Since I am sixty five years old not, all the surgeons that I went to see this year refused to do surgery on me and would not do any further tests I am now scheduled for a bunch of tests for Monday morning and a follow up. This doctor is not like many others he cares about his patients. No doctor is going to be perfect to each and every person. If I have surgery or not at least I know he cares about me getting better.

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Called me a ......

He pretty much told me the pain I told him I was in doesn't match the MRI!

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This Doctor is AMAZING!!!

five years ago I was at my wits end.....I was in horrible , constant pain and without health insurance. After applying for and receiving state health insurance, I was sent to two different neurosurgeons, both of whom told me that there was nothing they could do and that I couldn't be in as much pain as I claimed to be. As you can imagine this infuriated me! Finally, Dr. Schnittker agreed to see me.....and changed my life forever. He and his staff have always listened to me and treated me with respect and compassion. They have kept me informed and involved in all aspects of my options and surgeries and aftercare. Everyone I've talked to adores this man and his staff, especially Tonia, his nurse....and some even use the word legendary to describe his work. I will forever be indebted to this fantastic doctor for giving me some relief to the agony I was in for so long. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Dr. Schnittker.....you are a miracle worker

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Failed back surgery

After four back surgeries, I'm left living in major pain. He actually made my back problem worse.

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My experience with Dr. Schnittker

I have been in chronic pain for three years after a spinal fusion by Dr. Schnittker. He is not interested in helping resolve this problem. The back surgery did nothing except leave me in chronic pain. His staff tends to be very rude and unhelpful.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • Education

  • University Of Calgary

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph B Schnittker accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Centene
    • Ambetter from MHS HIX
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Encore Health Network
    • Encore Health Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Joseph B Schnittker Md, 500 Arcade Ave Ste 110, Elkhart, IN
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