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About Dr. Walter E Galicich

Dr. Walter E Galicich, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Galicich has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter E Galicich is Excellent. Dr. Walter E Galicich has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Walter E Galicich is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

800 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Specialties

Dr. Walter E Galicich 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

    13 Expertise

  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Craniotomy
  • Back Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Brain Surgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Brain Tumor
  • Endarterectomy
  • Glioblastoma
  • Stroke
  • Neurosurgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Laminectomy

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Reviews

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UNCONSCIONABLE

My wife was scheduled for this Friday to have surgery from Dr. Walt. We found out he changed the date on her without contacting her. She can barely walk and she is in excruciating pain. Waiting 2 more weeks is almost unbearable. Plus she has Obsessive-compulsive disorder and PTSD which she started to have immediately after surgery from Dr. Walt over a year ago and being left in the care of his sadistic nurse named Donna. So having my wife wait another few weeks is unconscionable. I do not recommend him to say the least.

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So Thankful

Dr Walter Galicich was so wonderful explaining what I needed for surgery, but mostly was so honest about if he could help me or not. My fusion was 2 & 1/2 yrs ago and I'm so Thankful for his excellent skill.

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Electrician

I had a complex L5 S1 anterior posterior fusion. It was a tough recovery. This was 6 yrs ago. I am still pain free and was back to construction work 3 months later. He is an awesome Dr who takes time to answer all your questions in a way that you understand. He does not have the typical surgeon arrogance. He calm and makes you feel comfortable. I was told by another Dr that he would do my surgery but In his opinion I would never work in construction again. Well Dr Galicich fixed me up excellent.

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Spinal Fuision

He is the best in the Twin Citites

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Five Stars

Dr. Galicich operated on my husbands spine in 2003. He was 70 years old at the time, and although he was no stranger to major surgery, he had never had sugery to his back. Having farmed and work many years as a miner he lived with back pain since he was quite young. nearing 70 the pain started radiating and was beginning to limit his activity. It was a tough recovery but the end result has been great. Again today I gave his name and contact information to someone I know that lives with constant pain and has been unable to find help.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • 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, 2013, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2015)

    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 (2011, 2013, 2016, 2014, 2010, 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.

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1992

  • Fairview University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Walter E Galicich accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Preferred One
    • Preferred One PPO
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Locations & Directions

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, 800 E 28th St, Minneapolis, MN

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