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Dr. Carl Lauryssen, MD

Dr. Carl Lauryssen, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54


Dr. Carl Lauryssen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.


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(512) 309-1906

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lauryssen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lauryssen treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lauryssen treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lauryssen treats Spine Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Lauryssen treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cranial Trauma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lauryssen treats Cranial Trauma more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lauryssen treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lauryssen's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"As a leading spinal neurosurgeon, Dr. Lauryssen treats a wide range of spine and neurological conditions using state-of-the-art techniques. Dr. Lauryssen was on faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for seven years. While ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Alabama
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University of Calgary
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1995
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lauryssen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lauryssen

4.1

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(15)
4 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
19.047619047619047%
(4)

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Previous unsuccessful spinal surgery in San Antonio left me unable to walk for 11 months and I lived with 335 days of brutal, indiscribable pain. Lauryssen diagnosed the issues; did a complex 360 degree L5/S1 FUSION. I was standing the day following surgery in my hospital room PAINLESS; AGAIN I say...Read More
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THIS WAS MY FIRST VISIT TO DR LAURYSEEN , HE ORDERD MRI AND XRAYS THERE WILL BE A FOLLOW UP LATER , SO I CAN NOT GIVE A OPNION, I WILL SAY MY FIRST VISIT WAS VERY GOOD.
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Dr. Lauryssen is a rock star! I had two ruptured disks, calcification and a pinched sciatic nerve. He has been extremely easy to talk to and he’s very concerned about your health. Dr. Lauryssen sits down with you and walks you through your situation, gives you a plan and then let’s you ask...Read More
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Best experience i have had,with a Dr. I felt like he explained all my opinions, and really cared .
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Fantastic doctor, he was not able to preform my required surgery but was very straight forward in a very nice and professional manner, unlike some of neurosurgeons who were quite rude. He informed me that he is not comfortable with my particular surgery and could not in good faith preform it...Read More
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