Dr. Bill Underwood, MD

Dr. Bill Underwood, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Bill Underwood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bridgeport, WV and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

227 Medical Park Dr

Bridgeport, WV 26330

Contact Information

(681) 342-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HAP Insurance
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthSmart
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Underwood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Low Back Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Underwood performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 87% 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. Underwood's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
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
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 Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bill Underwood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bridgeport, WV and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital
  • 1997
    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1997
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Underwood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Underwood

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Underwood made what I considered a potentially traumatic, but necessary, procedure an absolutely life changing event. The discomforts after surgery were nothing compared to the relief from pain provided. Dr. Underwood is very caring and exceedingly competent, with none of the arrogance one...Read More
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Dr Underwood took the time to listen to my concerns and thoroughly explain the procedures he recommended for my spinal injury causing nerve pain and numbness. I appreciated the fact he was not quick to suggest surgery, but rather explored less invasive options first. In the end I did elect to...Read More
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Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicaid
Medico
Molina Healthcare
Molina
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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