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Dr. Barry Pollack, MD

Dr. Barry Pollack, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 60


Dr. Barry Pollack, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(816) 673-2846

Dr. Pollack accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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Dr. Pollack's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollack treats Spondylosis more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Pollack treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollack treats Herniated Disc more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Pollack treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollack treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Pollack treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Pollack'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 Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Barry Pollack, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1985
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1984
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1990
1985
1984

Awards

Dr. Pollack's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pollack

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(13)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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Dr. Pollack was absolutely amazing! I had a large disc herniation that was so painful I couldn’t walk! I’m about 7 weeks post op, physical therapy 2-3 times a week and I’m feeling great!! I have 3 yr old twins and I’m not able to be more patient and caring! And I’m also not in pain, so I’m much...Read More
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While dealing with the aftermath of a sudden, catastrophic health issue I ended up dealing with several different physicians regading several different problems. Dr. Pollack was, hands down, the best of the bunch, with the gap between he and the others being huge. He's skilled, down to earth and...Read More
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