Dr. Andrew Rhea, MD

Dr. Andrew Rhea, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Andrew Rhea, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Florence, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1204 E Cheves St

Florence, SC 29506

Contact Information

(843) 673-0122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Broken Neck
high
more than 88% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rhea "experienced, conservative general and spinal neurosurgical care"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Baylor University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Colo Hsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rhea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rhea's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rhea

3.8

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(14)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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I have nothing but positive to say about Dr Rhea!
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Faye Butler in Florence, SC – Aug 17, 2016
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looks down on people
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Atlanta, GA – Apr 25, 2016
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because he treated me like a piece of trash for no reason
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Atlanta, GA – Apr 24, 2016
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