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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Female • Age 74

1055 N 300 W Ste 400
Provo, UT 84604
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Dr. Gaufin's Experience

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Dr. Gaufin's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Gaufin Performs

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

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

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Timpanogos Regional Hospital
750 West 800 North
Orem, UT 84057
American Fork Hospital
170 North 1100 East
American Fork, UT 84003

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Utah Neurological Clinic
Utah Neurological Clinic
1055 N 300 W Ste 400
Provo, UT 84604
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    Dr. Gaufin's Experience

    Dr. Gaufin's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • 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)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Diplomat American Board of Neurolgical Surgery, 1977
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Graduated in 1966

    Internship Hospital

    University Oregon Hospitals and Clinics
    Complete in 1967

    Residency Hospital

    North Shore University Hospital
    Complete in 1968
    Ucla Medical Center
    Complete in 1975

    Other Education

    Univeristy of California at Los Angeles
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gaufin & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Gaufin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • American Fork Hospital

    • Castleview Hospital

    • Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Utah Neurological Clinic
    1055 N 300 W Ste 400
    Provo, UT 84604
    (801) 357-7404 (Office)
    (801) 357-7587 (Fax)
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