Dr. Herbert E. Fuchs, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 56

1000 W Trinity Ave
Durham, NC 27701
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Dr. Fuchs' Experience

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Dr. Fuchs' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Fuchs Performs

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

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
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    Dr. Fuchs' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1995
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Stereotaxis
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Spina Bifida
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    Background Check for Dr. Fuchs

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • 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

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Meml Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fuchs & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fuchs

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuchs to family and friends

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Fuchs' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fuchs
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

    A
    1000 W Trinity Ave
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 684-0894 (Office)
    B
    3000 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (800) 266-3853 (Office)
    C
    1300 Morreene Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (800) 266-3853 (Office)
    D
    ERWIN ROAD
    Durham, NC 27710
    (800) 266-3853 (Office)
    E
    3400 Wake Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919) 620-4918 (Office)
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