Dr. Damirez T. Fossett, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 50

2101 Medical Park Dr Suite 305
Silver Spring, MD 20902
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Dr. Fossett's Experience

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Dr. Fossett's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Fossett Performs

  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
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Conditions Dr. Fossett Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue North West
Washington, DC 20060

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fossett

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Neurology and Sleep Consultants, LLC
Neurology and Sleep Consultants, LLC
2101 Medical Park Dr Suite 305
Silver Spring, MD 20902
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    Dr. Fossett's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2000
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    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    Background Check for Dr. Fossett

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • 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

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Geo Washington University Hospital
    Geo Washington University School Med
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fossett & Staff

    • English
    • Amharic
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    Dr. Fossett's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Howard University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fossett

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fossett to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Fossett accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Neurology and Sleep Consultants, LLC
    2101 Medical Park Dr Suite 305
    Silver Spring, MD 20902
    (301) 754-0833 (Office)
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