Dr. Albert Capanna, MD

Dr. Albert Capanna, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

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Dr. Albert Capanna, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and internal medicine.

International Neuroscience Consultants,

716 S 6th St

Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spine Fractures, Traumatic
more than 61% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
more than 42% of peers
more than 41% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/16/2015
    Amount or Range: $836,349.00
    Nature of Complaint: Patient alleges wrong level lumbar surgery resulted in complications, additional surgery and continued pain.
    State: Nevada
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Nevada At Reno
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • St John Hospital and Medical Center-Detroit
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St John Hospital and Medical Center-Detroit
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Paris
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Zurich
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I would not be alive to write this review without Dr Capanna. I needed emergency surgery way out at Centennial hospital because I had a blood vessel burst in my brain, rendering a ride to UMC a potential death sentence. I collapsed in our living room at around 7:30pm on Sunday February 26th, 2017....Read More
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Dr. Capanna made me able to play football again. He is knowledgeable, kind, patient, and puts the patients' concern first. Not only is he a great doctor, but his office is the most efficient building I have ever seen. I never had to wait more than 5 minutes to talk to him. I would recommend anybody...Read More
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My son severed his spine at the L1 in a dirt bike accident in Jan. 2015 Dr. Capanna performed emergency back surgery put a cage in his back. Immediately after my son was deemed a complete paraplegic. After months of rehab my son is now walking unassisted. I feel my son is literally a Walking...Read More
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My son would not be with us today if it was not for Dr. Capanna. He is so compassionate and has an incredible bedside manner. He explained everything to us and treated my son like his own. You can tell he really loves what he does and loves helping people. If you want a top quality doctor with...Read More
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Dr Capanna did my lower back surgery a few years ago. The only time I saw him was my initial appointment in his office. Barely examined me before he told me he would fix my back for me with a laser surgery. After the surgery was over he discharged me less than 12 hours later without seeing me. I...Read More
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