Dr. Albert Capanna, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 68

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Dr. Capanna's Experience

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
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  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
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  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
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  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check for Dr. Capanna

1 Malpractice Claim

  • Settlement  (10/16/2015)
  • Amount or Range: $836,349.00
  • Nature of Complaint: Patient alleges wrong level lumbar surgery resulted in complications, additional surgery and continued pain.
  • State: Nevada
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Education & Training

Medical School

University of Nevada At Reno
Graduated in 2001
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Graduated in 1974

Internship Hospital

St John Hospital and Medical Center-Detroit

Residency Hospital

St John Hospital and Medical Center-Detroit
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Fellowship Hospital

University Of Paris
University Of Zurich
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Capanna & Staff

  • English

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