Dr. Barton L. Guthrie, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 60

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Dr. Guthrie's Experience

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Dr. Guthrie's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Guthrie Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Guthrie Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Accepting new patients?

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University Alabama Schl Medcn NSG
University Alabama Schl Medcn NSG
510 20th St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Guthrie's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1992
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neurostimulation
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
    • Stereotaxis
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Guthrie

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Birmingham
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Birmingham Mc Hospital
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford University School Med
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Guthrie & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guthrie to family and friends

    10 responses
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    national average

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    Dr. Guthrie's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Guthrie
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Guthrie accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    University Alabama Schl Medcn NSG
    510 20th St S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 934-7170 (Office)
    (205) 975-6088 (Fax)
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