Dr. Brian Miller, DO

Dr. Brian Miller, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Brian Miller, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

2925 Debarr Rd Ofc D

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 222-2739

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Miller's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Miller "Dr. Brian Miller lives and works out of Anchorage and stays physically active enjoying fishing, hunting, mountaineering, back-country and cross-country skiing as well as anything else that lets him enjoy this beautiful state year round. He is also active in the Crossfit community and is a Level 1 Crossfit trainer. He is originally from California and lived in the mountains of Southern California for years during his medical training. He completed his undergraduate degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention through the Keck school of Medicine at the University of Southern California, his Masters Degree (MS) in medical education and Medical Degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine-DO) at Western University in California. Residency training in Neurological Surgery was completed at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino county in one of the busiest trauma centers in the state. This training also included area specialty rotations at Loma Linda University Hospital, Kasier Permanente, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and Desert Regional Medical Center. Dr. Miller then went on to complete additional training and completed a fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at world class Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Here he received advanced training in scoliosis, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) and revision surgery of the spine (correction of previous failed surgeries). Spine and brain surgery is a highly difficult, constantly evolving and technology driven specialty and Dr. Miller continuously attends courses throughout the year to stay current with the latest technology and treatment advances. These diverse and advanced training experiences allow Dr. Miller to provide you and your family with the best possible surgical care, balanced with the caring and compassion that you deserve. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Miller "Dr. Miller is a board certified Neurosurgeon, who is also fellowship trained in Orthopedic Complex and Reconstructive Spinal Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the only spine surgeon in Alaska with this unique combination of specialty training and experience.

He works with area Pain Specialists, Physical Therapists, Primary Care and Chiropractors to coordinate care and referrals to ensure that you get the right care for your condition whether there is a surgical treatment or not. 

Dr. Miller and his team understand the complexity and difficulty in treating painful and debilitating disorders of the brain and spine. Whether your problem is simple or very complex, Dr. Miller will work with you to find the right solution."

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp Johns Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Miller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Miller's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Miller

3.6

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Miller was both professional and knowledgeable. He performed an ACDF on my C5-C6-C7. Before, during, and after he has been very informative about everything. I have been treated with nothing but respect by both Dr. Miller, and his office staff (which awesome also!). I would recommend Dr. Miller...Read More
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Great bedside manner and an amazing surgeon! I couldn't move my arm before surgery and after my fusion I'm back at work after almost losing my job. Thank you Dr Miller!!
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Dr Miller as a person is nice and he did a good job surgically. HOWEVER, his office manager/insurance manager, will LIE to you to your face about benefits and costs. She even helped us get a benefit level exception with our insurance company and then stuck us with a $19,828 bill!!!!!!!!! ...Read More
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