Dr. Benjamin Fulmer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Fulmer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Benjamin Fulmer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3125 Independence Dr Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35209

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

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

Background Check

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Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Fulmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fulmer

3.2

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
47.22222222222222%
(17)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
41.666666666666664%
(15)

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Dr Benjamin Fuller was a life saver for me with God’s guidance he was able to repair my c5-c6 and stop the pain. Several years ago I had a Cervical fusion done by Dr. Ruiz that never took, after seeing 3 other doctors who said it couldn’t be fixed, Dr. Fulmer took the challenge and by the grace of...Read More
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McClendon in Munford, AL – Mar 30, 2018
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I crushed L1 in a MVA Sept. 2016 was carried to St. Vincent’s ER by ambulance and unfortunately was assigned to Benjamin Fulmer. He ordered a huge white brace put on me by staff but did not discuss anything with me. Sent me to PT while I was in excruciating pain. Never ordered a MRI and ignored me...Read More
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Nita in Birmingham, Al – Feb 13, 2018
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No Qs here apply to permanent damage by Fulmer &Morris's failure to remove severe spurs impinging nerves at C-4-5. Pre & post-op rad. rpts. His answer re this life-altering gross negligence: "I didn't go back that far," as if anterior approach didn't allow access. I later learned these spurs were...Read More
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Hoover – Jan 29, 2018
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I had a pinched nerve neck. Dr Fulmer preformed the surgery and everything went well. I have not had any pain, at all. I have not hadto even take the pain medication. Great Doctor.
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Tommy Busby in Talladega Al – Jun 11, 2017
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Dr Fulmer is the worst doctor ever, please don't use him because he doesn't know what he is doing. I had surgery a month ago, I am in worst shape then before and he is clueless.
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Denis in Gardendale, AL – Dec 16, 2016
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