Dr. Mark V. Larkins, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Larkins' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Larkins Performs

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

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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HealthPartners Specialty Center
HealthPartners Specialty Center
401 Phalen Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55130
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    Dr. Larkins' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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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
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Larkins

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.
    • 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

    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Presbyterian University Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Larkins & Staff

    • English
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    Office Locations

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    HealthPartners Specialty Center
    401 Phalen Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55130
    (651) 254-7400 (Office)
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