Dr. Bruce Frankel, MD

Dr. Bruce Frankel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Bruce Frankel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

171 Ashley Ave

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 792-3221

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Frankel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel treats Chiari's Deformity more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Frankel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Frankel treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel performs Brain Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Frankel performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Frankel's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Frankel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1994
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Frankel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Frankel

4.4

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Frankel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Excellent neurosurgeon.
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Dr. Frankel is an extremely competent, compassionate, and highly sought after neurosurgeon. After getting 4 consultations with surgeons around the Southeast,he is the only one who recommended a less invasive procedure. He is kind, listens and explains tithings in clear language. The onlyh drawback...Read More
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Dr. Frankel provided professional, straight forward care. He communicated directly what he felt my issue to be and his recommended treatment plan. 5th back surgery, TLIF L4/S1 (prior ALIF also). Exceptional surgery, best recovery period thus far.
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I went to see Dr Frankel for 2nd opinion for continued severe neck, shoulder and arm pain/numbness. He has such a great bedside manner, spend alot of time explaining to my husband and I my options to help my severe pain. So very thankful he saw me quickly due to the urgency of my condition. He will...Read More
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He did laproscopic surgery and I went home the same day. Excellent result.
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Musc Medical Center

Charleston, SC

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