Dr. David E. Ostrow, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 75

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Dr. Ostrow:

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Dr. Ostrow's Experience

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Dr. Ostrow's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
1441 North Beckley Avenue
Dallas, TX 75203

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ostrow

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Methodist Brain and Spine Institute
Cedar Hill / Desoto
950 E Belt Line Rd
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
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    Dr. Ostrow's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Ostrow's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurological Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Tumor
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Ostrow

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    Internship Hospital

    Hartford Hospital
    Complete in 1964

    Residency Hospital

    Hartford Hospital
    Complete in 1966

    Fellowship Hospital

    Yale University
    Complete in 1979

    Undergraduate Schools

    Washington and Jefferson College
    Graduated in 1969
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ostrow & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Ostrow's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Methodist Dallas Medical Center where Dr. Ostrow has admitting privileges:

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    • Methodist Dallas Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ostrow

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ostrow to family and friends

    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ostrow'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
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ostrow
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Ostrow accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Alliance
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Methodist Brain and Spine Institute
    Cedar Hill / Desoto
    950 E Belt Line Rd
    Cedar Hill, TX 75104
    (214) 948-2076 (Office)
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