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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 44

7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
Asheville, NC 28803
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Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Lytle Jr. Performs

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

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

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Mission Health
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Pardee UNC Healthcare
800 N Justice St
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Carolina Spine/Neurosurgery Ctr
Asheville Office
7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
Asheville, NC 28803
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    Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - 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 Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    St Louis University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lytle Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mission Health

    • Pardee UNC Healthcare

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.5
    • 17 Star Ratings
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    3.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lytle Jr. to family and friends

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    16 responses

    Experience with Dr. Lytle Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Carolina Spine/Neurosurgery Ctr
    Asheville Office
    7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 225-2652 (Office)
    (828) 274-7855 (Fax)
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