Dr. Andrew Shetter, MD

Dr. Andrew Shetter, MD

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73 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Shetter, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Shetter is affiliated with Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center.

Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care

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Care Philosophy

At BNA, we put our patients first.  We are committed to treating our patients with compassion and to providing innovative and sound medical options for the treatment of our patient's neurological conditions.  As a patient of BNA, your health and well-being are important to us.  The neurosurgeons, physiatrists, hospital staff, neurological institute, and other members of our multidisciplinary team work together with one goal in mind - helping you get well. 
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Dr. Shetter's Experience

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Dr. Shetter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Glioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Nodule of the Upper Lip
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Baclofen Therapy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dorsal Column Stimulation
  • Drez-Dorsal Root Entry Zone Lesioning
  • Drug Pump for Spasticity
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Movement Disorder Surgery
  • Movement Disorder Surgery for Dystonia
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson's Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Thalamotomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery

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Background Check

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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

  • University of California, San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Ma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shetter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shetter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shetter to family and friends
1.8
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Shetter's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Phoenix, AZ |
My son has TBI and he put in a baclofen pump in him to relax his spasticity. Pump line got cut by his vertebrate. My son was serious pain, it took Dr. Shetter one week to finally admit that the line was cut. At that time, he said it never happened and did not even order x ray to check. He also control the unit for the pump adjustment, no one dare to call him during weekend to help his patients. Again, my son has to suffer for days. Happened twice. He is a heartless, arrogant careless doc.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shetter accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    American Indian Health Plan
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shetter has admitting privileges

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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