Dr. Arnold Menezes, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 76
  
Dr. Menezes
Accepting new patients

Department of Neurosurgery

200 Hawkins Dr Ste 1824 Iowa City, IA 52242

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Dr. Arnold Menezes, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Bombay medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Menezes to book an appointment.


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Dr. Menezes accepts the following insurance:

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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Dr. Menezes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menezes treats Spine Disorders more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Menezes treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
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Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menezes treats Brain Disorders more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Menezes treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menezes performs Brain Surgery more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Menezes performs this procedure more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Menezes' conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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We brought our 9 month old daughter to Dr. Meneses in January, 1982. We had just found out she had hydrocephalus. She will soon be 37 years old with virtually no complications from the surgery and care of Dr. and staff. We are are eternally grateful Dr. Meneses was our Dr. Highest recommendation for the quality of care and professionalism. Thank you Doctor, The Hanna’s
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I have been under the care of Dr. Menezes off & on since 1991. Unfortunately, there is nothing this amazing surgeon (or any other surgeon) can do to help me any longer. But, for years, this wonderful Neurosurgeon, with a warm smile & a heart of gold, did everything possible to improve my life! I will tell you that he is very confident in his work & any diagnosis he gives. I wouldn't have it any other way. For this reason, he expects parents & patients to follow his orders. ? Miss Amy
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Dr. Menezes fixed my wife's basilar invagination with traction followed by surgery from the back of her neck, avoiding the much more gruesome trans-oral entry (through the back of the throat). She lost some range of motion in her neck, but that was what had to happen. We were warned that it would. She now has much less pain than she did before the surgery, and generally she's been doing well for the past 10 years since the operation. We trust Dr. Menezes implicitly.
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Biography

Dr. Arnold Menezes, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Bombay medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Menezes to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1974
U Bombay
Medical School
1967
Bombay U-Topiwala Natl Med
Internship Hospital

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Menezes have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Menezes offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Menezes offer evening visits?

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Department of Neurosurgery200 Hawkins Dr Ste 1824 Iowa City, IA 52242
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University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average