Dr. Istvan Takacs, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 58

96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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Dr. Takacs:

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Dr. Takacs' Experience

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Dr. Takacs' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Takacs Performs

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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • See all 34 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Musc Medical Center
171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Takacs

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical University Of SC Neuro
Neurology
96 JONATHAN LUCAS STREET
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Takacs' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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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
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Takacs

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

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

    • English
  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. Takacs' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Musc Medical Center where Dr. Takacs has admitting privileges:

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    • Musc Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Takacs

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Takacs to family and friends

    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Takacs
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    10 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Takacs accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Optima Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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