Dr. Arnold Etame, MD

Dr. Arnold Etame, MD

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Dr. Arnold Etame, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine-Md in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Etame's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Etame treats Meningiomas more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Etame treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Etame treats Brain Cancer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Etame treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Etame treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Etame treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Etame's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Metastatic Tumors (Nervous System)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor Resection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Arnold Etame is a Neurological Surgeon and Scientist specializing in Neuro-Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center, and Assistant Professor of Oncology at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine. He performs a substantial number of sur...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Labbatt Brain Tumor Centre, Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto-Neurosurgery Oncology
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Michigan Medical Center-Neurosurgery
Residency Hospital
2005
University Of Iowa College Of Medicine-Md
Medical School
State University New York At New Paltz-Bs In Chemistry
Undergraduate School
PHD Dept. Of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University Of Toronto
2005

Awards

Dr. Etame's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Etame

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Amazing Dr. . Very patient. Explains everything.
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Dr Etame is an amazing doctor with one of the best bedside manners my husband and I have experienced. He is extremely patient and takes the time to make his patients feel at ease with the course of treatment. I wish there was an option to give more than 5 stars.
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Dr. Etame is not only a great, experienced physician but he answers all your questions in a simple way so that you can understand what the procedure is all about. He treats his patients in a gentle, caring way and transmits a sense of security. I would definitively recommend him.
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Dr. Etame performed my second brain surgery and I cannot say enough about how satisfied I am with the procedure as well as the results. I was very apprehensive about being awake for the surgery, however Dr. Etame assured me that I had nothing to worry about and that it would allow him to pursue a...Read More
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Dr. Etame is a brilliant neurosurgeon, and I would put my utmost trust in his knowledge and skills. He has operated on my husband twice and I can not say enough good things about him. He is also a very compassionate physician. Highly, highly recommend him!
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