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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 54

5860 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 100
Tucson, AZ 85741
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Dr. Putty's Experience

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Dr. Putty's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Putty Performs

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

Oro Valley Hospital
1551 E Tangerine Rd
Oro Valley, AZ 85755
Northwest Medical Center
6200 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85741

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Putty

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Northwest Neurospecialists PLLC
Northwest Neurospecialists PLLC
5860 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 100
Tucson, AZ 85741
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    Dr. Putty'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
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • 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 Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • 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
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Torticollis
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Putty

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Indiana University Medical Center
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Indiana University Medical Center
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Putty & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Putty's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Northwest Medical Center

    • Oro Valley Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Putty

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
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    4.4 out of 5

    Dr. Putty's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    23 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    23 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    21 responses

    Experience with Dr. Putty

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    23 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    23 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

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    Northwest Neurospecialists PLLC
    5860 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 100
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 742-7890 (Office)
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