Dr. Brian Dalton, MD

Dr. Brian Dalton, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Brian Dalton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

120 E 2nd St Ste 401

Erie, PA 16507

Contact Information

(814) 459-1013

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • UPMC

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Low Back Pain
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Spinal Stenosis
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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23  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Guthrie Clin Robert Power Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Chldns Hospital Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Dalton, MD
I was in such severe pain due to my back and never had hope of being completely pain free again. Dr Dalton did a spinal fusion and I no longer take any pain meds or nerve blockers to control the pain. I am now finally pain free and I owe it all to Dr Dalton. I recommend anyone having back issues to...Read More
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Elaina Metzgar in Meadville, PA – Jul 25, 2018
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After sustaining an awful accident Dr, Dalton performed surgery, partial Corpectomy with Fusion. He is an excellent doctor/surgeon. My neck was once hanging like a thread until Dr. Dalton corrected my cervical spine, I now have balance again, without as much pain and bringing of my neck. Excellent,...Read More
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Monica Abbate – Mar 22, 2018
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Due to a motor vehicle accident I injured my spine. I initially had a spinal fusion elsewhere with negative results. I eventually went to Dr. Dalton who repaired the initial fusion & has since conducted 3 other spinal fusions on me. Dr. Dalton has always been very thorough, compassionate & straight...Read More
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Bill Sibbald in Edinboro, Pa – Dec 28, 2017
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My review is more of Dr. Dalton's office staff and the problem of obtaining an appt. in an appropriate amount of time. I have been a patient of Dr. Dalton's for >10 years and have had surgery by him 4 x's When I called recently to make an appointment for a flare-up of a previous problem, I was...Read More
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Erie, PA – Jul 17, 2017
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Gave me the capability to be able to live my life again. DR Dalton is the greatest trust this man with my life
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fapiazza in Jamestown, NY – Apr 30, 2016
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