Dr. Caetano Coimbra, MD

Dr. Caetano Coimbra, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Caetano Coimbra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

7777 Forest Ln Ste A337

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Coimbra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Meningiomas
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Coimbra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coimbra "At Dallas Brain, Spine & Skull Base Surgery we believe in customized patient care and a team approach to medicine, with attention to careful selection of the least invasive and most effective form of treatment for each patient. Commitment to this philosophy has resulted in maximal preservation of function, less discomfort, shorter hospital stays and durable favorable outcomes for our patients. Our practice is a top referral destination for the treatment of patients with complex brain tumors."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

65  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
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • 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
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • New York University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coimbra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coimbra's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coimbra to family and friends
53 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (49)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Coimbra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Saved my quality of life. I had a congenital brain malformation that would not have killed me, but was affecting my quality of life, to the point where I was almost bed-bound. He performed surgery and I am back at it, enjoying life with minimal issues. He is incredibly arrogant (he called my...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Coimbra since 2002. I literally owe my life to this great surgeon. When I went to Loma Linda for proton radiation, the expert there in my type of brain cancer stated that the resection that Dr. Coimbra did was the best she had ever seen. My cancer is extremely rare...more
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Dr. Coimbra removed a skull based, complicated tumor that I had. It was a 10 hour surgery. I have a remaining tumor and will not let ANYONE perform surgery on me except for Dr. Coimbra. I trust him 100%. He came highly recommended to me via a friend of a friend. He was also recommended by two...more
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Dr. Coimbra is an excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable in his area. I feel very blessed to be put in his hands to remove a Tumor in the P.G. By the time I saw Dr. Coimbra, I had lost my vision in my left eye and part of right eye. I could hardly make any body movements. He scheduled surgery asap....more
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My loss of eye sight started with a slight blur in the middle of vision in my left eye and, in a year and a half, had advanced to almost total vision loss in the left and starting in the right eye. I was diagnosed with a supra sellar meningioma that was pressing on the optic nerves. Dr. Coimbra is...more
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