Dr. Niteen S. Andalkar, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 42

2045 S Vineyard Ste 142
Mesa, AZ 85210
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Dr. Andalkar:

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Dr. Andalkar's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Andalkar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Andalkar Performs

Conditions Dr. Andalkar Treats

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

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 South Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Andalkar

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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

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
East Valley Neurosurgery
East Valley Neurosurgery
2045 S Vineyard Ste 142
Mesa, AZ 85210
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    Dr. Andalkar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Surgery
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Shunts
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neurological Diseases
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine and Brain Disorders
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Andalkar

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Strong Medical Cancer Research Fellowship, 1995
    • National Institute of Health Sponsored Strong Childrens Research Fellowship, 1996
    • Graduated Johns Hopkins University with General and Department Honors, 1994
    • Hopkins Scholarship, 1990 - 199
    • Golden Key National Honor, 1994
    • Effect of hole preparation on screw pullout resistance and insertion torque: a biomechanical study, Jan 2001
    • Effects of cervical spine posture on axial load bearing ability: a biomechanics study, Jan 2001
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    State University of NY at Buffalo
    Complete in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    State University of NY at Buffalo
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Andalkar & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Andalkar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Banner Desert Medical Center where Dr. Andalkar has admitting privileges:

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    • Banner Desert Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    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. Andalkar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andalkar to family and friends

    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Andalkar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Andalkar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Andalkar and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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  4. Healthgrades

    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

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Andalkar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    East Valley Neurosurgery
    2045 S Vineyard Ste 142
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 330-6010 (Office)
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