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 13 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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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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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
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 Tumor Excision
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
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 ...

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
    2005
  • State University New York At New Paltz-Bs In Chemistry
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Etame's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Etame

4.6

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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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