Dr. Bernardo Ordonez, MD

Dr. Bernardo Ordonez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Bernardo Ordonez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

301 Riverview Ave Ste 400

Norfolk, VA 23510

Contact Information

(757) 622-5325

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CorVel
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Premier

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ordonez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ordonez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ordonez "Our neurosurgical group is a private practice of 6 leading board-certified neurosurgeons and 2 board certified Physician Assistants treating the human body and its complex nervous system, ranging from the neck and spine to the most complex brain and neurovascular disorders. Neurosurgeons receive the longest training and education process of any medical specialist. Our doctors receive continued medical education and training to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures to best care for their patients."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Layola Univ Med Ctr
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Washington and Lee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University VT
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University New Mexico
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ordonez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ordonez's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ordonez to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ordonez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

My son and I are lucky to have him on our team. Dr.Ordonez performed the initial brain surgery that saved his life when he was struck by a drunk driver then performed emergency surgery as soon as it was noticed fluid was accumulating. My son is alive and improves everyday thanks to Dr. Ordonez and...more
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One of the worst experiences I ever had with a doctor. First all pack a lunch you will be in the waiting room for hours. Then when I finally was taken to an exam room I was left there forever before he finally cane in . He was the most arrogant rudest doctors I ever met. Having an autoimmune ...more
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Dr. Ordonez had my best interests in mind. He ordered the appropriate tests to determine the best treatment for me. He thoroughly explained my options, risks associated with the treatments, and expected result of the treatment.
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Dr. Ordonez has a wonderful calming influence as he sits & talks you through everything. He has operated 2x on my son in 15 years and we would never choose another neurosurgeon .
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After having my spine punctured by another dr in Norfolk I saw Joe & with just 1 appt he knew exactly what needed to be done he scheduled 3 other tests that he does on all canidates for surgery because he is very thorough &found that I also needed neck surgery that the other dr blew off as oh it's...more
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