Dr. Benjamin Fulmer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Fulmer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 52
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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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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Fulmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulmer treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fulmer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulmer performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fulmer performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulmer treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fulmer treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fulmer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Injuries
Neck Pain
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shunts
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondolthesis
Spondylolisthesis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hematoma
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Fulmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fulmer

3.2

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
48.648648648648646%
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4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
(2)
3 Stars
5.405405405405405%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
40.54054054054054%
(15)

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FlDr. Fulmr is a truly great doctor. Even though he is very busy on clinic days, he takes his time to make sure both patient and doctor have a good understanding on all facets of care. I am slowly starting to get back to living my life,not just existing. Thank you so much Dr. Fulmer!!
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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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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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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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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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