Dr. Brett Schlifka, DO

Dr. Brett Schlifka, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brett Schlifka, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Palm Beach Neurosurgery

1880 N Congress Ave Ste 301

Boynton Beach, FL 33426
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Brett Schlifka, DO
Compassionate and amazingly skilled! 20 years of excruciating pain erased! He has givin us hope as well as our life back!
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C. Alaimo in Vero Beach , FL – Jul 10, 2018
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Dr Schlifka is one of the only doctors in his field that takes care of his patients total needs when dealing with neurosurgery. He is caring, and never rushed when explaining what needs to be done. I wish I still lived in Florida for my follow ups. No one compares to his level of dedication in his...Read More
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Madalena Frio in york, pa – Feb 14, 2018
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Fabulous Doctor, caring, supportive and knows his stuff! You cannot go wrong in choosing him.
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Nadine in Boynton Beach, FL – Jul 31, 2017
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