Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 60

96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Medical University NC
Neurology
96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Takacs' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lunds Universitet, Medicinska Fakulteten
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Takacs & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 9 responses
    • 2 reviews

    2.8 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Irmo, SC |

    After four surgeries, we found Dr. Takas. He was attentive to our problems and assuring that something could be done. His surgery repaired my husband's back which stopped the pain he suffered for many years and through many doctors. He is an incredible doctor.

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    1 out of 5
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    Very disinterested, with no followup

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Medical University NC
    Neurology
    96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 792-2123 (Office)
    (843) 792-0644 (Fax)
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