Dr. Brent Greenwald, MD

Dr. Brent Greenwald, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Brent Greenwald, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville Medical School, Louisville, Ky in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

3155 Channing Way Ste B

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Contact Information

(208) 535-4800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Greenwald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Greenwald "Brent H. Greenwald, M.D. is a practicing Neurosurgeon in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Dr. Greenwald graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1989 and has been in practice for 28 years. He completed a residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He currently practices at Greenwald Neurosurgical and is affiliated with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Doctor's Hospital. Dr. Greenwald accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, VA, Tricare, Veterans Choice and many others."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Greenwald "Dr. Greenwald will take the extra time to completely familiarize himself with his patients medical needs and discuss treatment options that will help the patient feel better and enjoy a more productive life."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.


  • The College Of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Louisville Medical School, Louisville, Ky
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Spinal Surgery Fellowship Hallett Mathews, M.D., Health South Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Greenwald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Greenwald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Greenwald to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Greenwald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Greenwald Says:

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Patient Comments (10)

I suffered from a pinched nerve in my lower back. I had severe psiatic pain in my left leg and also suffered pain in my leg and feet. After a year of trying physical therapy, spinal shots, pain medication, I could find no relief. Dr Greenwald gave me the option of surgery with no guarantee. Now 6...more
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I was referred to Dr. Greenwald after a back injury at work. He fully explained what was going on with my spine, including pre-existing pathology and how the work injury had exacerbated things to cause my symptoms. He took the time to answer all my questions in language that I could understand. ...more
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Dr. Greenwald assisted me with lumbar problems and I couldn't be happier with the help and relief he provided me. Dr. Greenwald, his staff, and those who cared for me at Idaho Doctor's Hospital were all attentive, caring, respectful, and very responsive. I must admit, not knowing anything about...more
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Dr. Greenwald is EXTREMELY competent as both a Clinician and Surgeon. His treatment of my disc disease (and surgery) was stellar. He fully explained procedures to me in a manner that I could easily understand, took as much time as needed to make sure I was fully informed AND educated. I have sent...more
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I have had many difficulties with my neck back, and whole neurological system for years . I am so very grateful for Brent Greenwald, had it not been for his expertise and dedication to me I would not be where I am today. I can not thank him enough for giving me back a life of healing and mobility I...more
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