Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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(12)
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Dr. Andrew Carlson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Albuquerque, NM. He has been practicing for 12 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Carlson does not have any board certifications listed.

51

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • 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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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
3.4
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)
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)
in Albuquerque, NM |
I had one anuerysm grafted with my left radial artery and two others anuerysms clipped. Dr. Carlson did an amazing job during this surgery.
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carlson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial

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Hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges

Unm Hospital
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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