Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

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Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 2

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 272-3771

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carlson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Carlson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Carlson does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carlson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had one anuerysm grafted with my left radial artery and two others anuerysms clipped. Dr. Carlson did an amazing job during this surgery.
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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...more
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Very competent surgeon..
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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.
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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...more
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