Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD

Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 58

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Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Pollock has more experience with Pediatric Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pollock to book an appointment.


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Rochester - Neurology200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905

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Dr. Pollock is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus Rochester, a highly rated hospital.

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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Pollock

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Pollock treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Pollock treats other conditions, please contact the office at (507) 405-0313.

    Pediatric Neurosurgery

    Pediatric neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the brain and spinal cord in children and teenagers under age 18.Compare with other Pediatric Neurosurgery specialists.

    Dr. Pollock treats at a


    frequency compared to similar providers

    Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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    Reconstruction for Craniosynos
    Chiari Malformation Type 1
    Chiari's Deformity
    Very High

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    Dr. Pollock's conditions and procedures:

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Astrocytoma
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari Malformation Type 1
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chordoma
    • Complex Spine Disorders
    • Concussion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniectomy
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Craniotomy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epilepsy
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Laminoplasty
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Movement Disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Neurological Diseases
    • Neurovascular Conditions
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Paralysis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
    • Pediatric Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
    • Refractory Epilepsy
    • Schwannoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Surgical Nutrition
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Traumatic Brain Injury

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    Dr. Pollock accepts the following insurance:

    Choice Plus POS II
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

    About Me


    Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Pollock has more experience...Read more


    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications


    Presbyterian University Hospital|University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD?

    Call (507) 405-0313 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

    Does Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Pollock has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Pollock's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Pollock frequently treats Pediatric Neurosurgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Pollock specializes.

    Where is Dr. Bruce Pollock, MD's office located?

    Dr. Pollock's office is located at 200 1st St Sw, Rochester, MN 55905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Pollock is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

    Rochester, MN

    89% Patient experience rating, 20% higher than the national average

    41 Awards Received