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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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West 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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Underwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Underwood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Underwood

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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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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