Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

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Dr. Carlson specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Albuquerque, NM. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
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based on 11 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Carlson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Albuquerque, NM |
Excellent surgical skill. No infections and small incisions which healed quickly. Saved my vision. Aftercare not so great would not see me before I was put under and would not come see me in the NS icu despite my numerous requests. Puts other info in my chart that is not my info, so no the greatest listener. I think he could learn from his patients if he listened a little bit. Better research would come if he just listened to his patients rather than referring to stats. Would use again.
in Belen NM |
Very competent surgeon..
in Albuquerque NM |
It has been three days since I had brain surgery and still have not seen my doctor or been told what is going on. Worst doctor for ethics and communication I have ever had.
in Los Lunas, NM |
Love this man, He has save the sight/life of my son. Has not given up on his issues. Very knowledgeable. Does his research, before any surgeries are performed. Also gives the patient and or their families all info so they can do their own research. Also will sit down with all involved and answer any and all questions. He is so willing to work with the patients and their families for the best outcome. GREAT Man and Doctor!!!
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Dr. Carlson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization