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Dr. Benjamin Gelber, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Gelber

Dr. Benjamin Gelber, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Gelber's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber treats Low Back Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Gelber treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Brain Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber performs Brain Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Gelber performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Gelber performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Gelber's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Gelber, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1979
Mayo Clin
Residency Hospital
1975
SUNY Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Mayo Clin
Internship Hospital
1973
SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
1969
The Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate School
1979
1975
1974
1973
1969

Awards

Dr. Gelber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gelber

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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